Built as a home for Cosimo de Medici and his successor Lorenzo de Medici. It was also the home of young Catherine de Medici, queen of France. They sponsored Michelangelo, Botticelli and other famous artists.
The three sisters of Lorenzo, dressed like men (Cappella dei Magi, le tre sorelle di Lorenzo) ~ Benozzo Gozzoli, Chapel of the Palazzo Medici-Ricardi, Firenze. Nannina is considered the woman on the left. Balthazar section
#Primavera #Botticelli, (March 1, 1445 – May 17, 1510) was an Italian painter. He went to the Florentine school during the Early Renaissance (Quattrocento). Less than a hundred years later, Giorgio Vasari saw this movement as a "golden age". The patron of the movement was Lorenzo de' Medici. Giorgio #Vasari expressed this thought at the head of his Vita of Botticelli.