The Medici

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The lecture focuses on The Medici family, who originally made their money in banking, controlled Florence, the city at the heart of the Italian Renaissance. Patrons such as Cosimo de' Medici and his grandson Lorenzo the Magnificent encouraged artists of the stature of Botticelli, Brunelleschi, Leonardo and Michelangelo.

Paul Strathern is the author of The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance.

Fifth in a series of six about the Renaissance.

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Venue details

Wallace Collection Hertford House, Manchester Square, LONDON London W1U 3BN 020 7563 9500