Lorenzo de' Medici and the Florence Cathedral Facade

Foster, Philip
September 1981
Art Bulletin;Sep81, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p495
Academic Journal
Examines the role of Lorenzo d é Medici in the competition for the medieval façade of Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral in Florence, Italy. Reputation of Lorenzo as a promoter of architectural undertakings; Role of Lorenzo in deferring the decision on the entries to the competition; Involvement of Lorenzo in the completion of the façade.


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