Trademarks from the Medieval Period on display across Florence

Trademarks from the Medieval Period on display across Florence

Guild Trademarks from the Medieval Period on display across the City of Florence “Footnotes from Florence” – a personal collection of curious connections between the UK and Florence. I had the great pleasure recently of sharing a visit to Florence...
Updated Chronology of Last Suppers

Updated Chronology of Last Suppers

Chronology of Last Suppers   This month I have attended a meeting with my friends from the Advancing Women Artists Foundation and discovered that there are two or three Disciples in The Last Supper by Plautilla Nelli that they were still uncertain as to who was who. I...
Emilio Santarelli, who sculpted Michelangelo and grew a garden full of camelias

Emilio Santarelli, who sculpted Michelangelo and grew a garden full of camelias

Emilio Santarelli,(1801–1886) was the Florentine artist who sculpted the vigorous and sympathetic sculpture of Michelangelo Buonarotti for one of the most prominent niches in the Uffizi.  He was an important Florentine artist, reputedly ‘discovered’ and...