Eleanor of Toledo Bronzino

The first lady of Florence: how Eleanor of Toledo made her presence felt

Marrying into the Medici family made the Spanish noblewoman one of the most important artistic patrons of her day

16 Dec 2022
The Parrot Room at the Palazzo Davanzati.

The medieval Palazzo Davanzati in Florence is full of hidden wonders

Newly restored, this museum is both an architectural treasure and home to works by Masaccio’s unfairly overlooked younger brother

18 Nov 2022