June 29, 2015
On 29 July 1539 , the young duke of Florence Cosimo I de’ Medici (1519-1574) married the seventeen-year-old Eleonora di Toledo (1522-1562).
July 5, 2014
philamuseum : These days you might send selfies to your crushes, but back in sixteenth-century Florence, you’d have a portrait made of yourself as a Greek hero to send to your beloved.
July 30, 2013
Happy Birthday Giorgio Vasari !