Medici Family: their love for art
He marked the beginning of the family’s famous wealth by founding the Medici bank in 1397, which became the bank of the papacy (the family therefore managed the pope’s funds), which ensured them a certain prosperity and contributed to their influence in Europe.
Lorenzo the Magnificent
One of the greatest patrons of his generation, he became the patron of the famous Leonardo da Vinci to whom he gave access to the most beautiful ancient works of the city, of the great Michelangelo, of del Verrocchio and Pollaiuolo.
Vasari Michelangelo Leonardo da Vinci Brunelleschi