Essays Tagged: "Lorenzo de' Medici"

Michelangelo Buonarroti

onatello to learn about sculpture. Betweenthe years of 1490-1492 Michelangelo lived in the house of Lorenzo de'Medici and was influenced by Neoplatonic thought. Some of Michelangelo'searly painting sh ...

(4 pages) 143 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Lorenzo de Medici, and Pope Julius II.

g these were the artists Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti, the great Florentine ruler, Lorenzo de Medici, and the Pope Julius II. These individuals, probably more than anyone else, contri ... of the walls in the Sistine. Some of his other works include the Pieta, the Moses, and the Madonna.Lorenzo de Medici was born in Florence in 1449 the son of the Florentine ruler Cosimo de Medici. Lor ...

(2 pages) 82 2 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Short assignment on Lorenzo De Medici.

Lorenzo de MediciRuler of Florence and Art Patron1449 - 1492Whoever wants to be happy, let him be so ... d Art Patron1449 - 1492Whoever wants to be happy, let him be so:about tomorrow there's no knowing.--Lorenzo The MagnificentLorenzo de Medici was born on January 1, 1449 in Florence, Italy. "Lorenzo Th ... atron of the arts. "The Magnificent" was a common title of respect in Italy at the time, but it was Lorenzo who raised it to special status.Lorenzo ruled Florence with his younger brother, Giuliano, f ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Influence of Neo-Platonism on Michelangelo throughout his carrer.

hought of as being in opposition to Christianity. This is clearly seen in the works of Michelangelo.Lorenzo de Medici was a prominent patron of the arts, and supported Marsilio Ficino and the Neo-Plat ... these theories. He was often criticized for not faithfully representing his subjects. The statue of Lorenzo de Medici, for example, bore little resemblance to its subject. The Virgin of the Rome Pieta ...

(7 pages) 48 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Michelangelo Bounarroti his life and work

while studying at the sculpture school in the Medici gardens and was invited into the household of Lorenzo de' Medici the Magnificent, leader of Florence at the time.While residing with the Medicis, ... le of the Centaurs and the Madonna of the Stairs), showing tremendous personal style early on. When Lorenzo died in 1492, the Medici family was expelled from Florence. Michelangelo fled Florence, and ...

(5 pages) 91 1 2.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


ool in the Medici gardens. Shortly thereafter he was invited into the household of the Magnificent, Lorenzo de'Medici.By the age of 16 Michelangelo had produced two relief sculptures, the battle of th ... the Stairs, which showed that he had achieved a very personal style at a very early age. His patron Lorenzo died in 1492; two years later Michelangelo fled Florence, when the Medici was temporarily ex ...

(7 pages) 94 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Buonarroti, Michelangelo

rtist (Domenico Ghirlandaio) paint a chapel. He was so compelled by art that he decided to study at Lorenzo de' Medici's house, which he remained at for three years. From 1488 until 1501 Michelangelo ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

International Art Trafficking

The trafficking in art and antiques is not a new crime. In the 1490's Lorenzo de'Medici requested Michelangelo in Florence to make his statue to look as if it had been bu ...

(8 pages) 43 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

History Of Michelangelo.

chool at the Medici Garden. After a short stay in the class, he was invited to stay at the house of Lorenzo De' Medici, a great painter. As a student in Rome he was called the "Universal Genius". He w ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Machiavelli's Ideal Ruler, based off his book: "The Prince".

ng. "The Prince", written by Machiavelli, was a guide for all the rulers (the book was intended for Lorenzo de Medici) of his time who wanted to gain power and to find solutions to their political pro ...

(6 pages) 73 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Power Of The Individual: Humanists?

on individuals here and now, which was the combination of individualism, secularism and classicism. Lorenzo De' Medici was one of the few genuine humanists during the Renaissance because he was an art ... e ruler of a city that was in the thickness of the idea of humanism, and he lived up to that belief.Lorenzo De' Medici demonstrated humanism as well as individualism, the study of the potential of eac ...

(3 pages) 29 1 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lorenzo de Medici.

losophers, and the writers that made those pieces all owe a great thanks to patrons like the famous Lorenzo de Medici. Lorenzo was not only thoughtful patron, but also was a worthy ruler, and politici ... thy ruler, and politician, and a man who's character made him adored by his subjects, and to others.Lorenzo de Medici was born in Florence, Italy on January 1, 1449 as Piero de Medici's eldest son. Af ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Leonardo Da Vinci, where would we be without him?

must have done a good job at his shop because he was so successful that he became apprenticeship of Lorenzo de'Medici, the powerful ruler of Firenze. For some reason the two did not get along very wel ... mainly because Lorenzo demanded that he finish his projects. Da Vinci did not like this so he left Lorenzo and went to Milan. Once in Milan Da Vinci became under the apprenticeship of another man nam ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.9 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Modern Leaders Still Use Machiavelli's "The Prince": Approach to Politics, Morality and Ethics to Rule.

to gain favor with the Medicis Family, the autocratic rulers of Florence, the book was dedicated to Lorenzo de Medici, whom Machiavelli hated; its model is Cesare Borgia, an undisputed, if healthily r ...

(8 pages) 106 0 2.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Michelango Buonarroti: Immortality Through Infamy

only one year as Domenico became jealous of him (1). Michelangelo moved on to study with the famous Lorenzo de Medici. There he began his first classes in sculpturing. At the age of sixteen, like many ... o the Laurentian Library in the 1520's. His first work as an architect was really the Church of San Lorenzo in Florence but it was never executed so the library was his first time actually being activ ...

(9 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

he government. In 1512, the Spanish invaded Florence and deposed the republic government and placed Lorenzo De Medici as the new Prince of Florence. As Niccolo Machiavelli was part of the outgoing rep ... n and sentenced to exile for life. In his exile, Machiavelli wrote The Prince to regain favour with Lorenzo de Medici. It was a handbook on how to rule a newly acquired principality. Unfortunately for ...

(7 pages) 51 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Perfect Man: Machiavelli, Martin Luther, Shake

cute; and innocence, who was the epitome of perfection.In Machiavelli's The Prince, he describes to Lorenzo de Medici how to become a great prince. Machiavelli explains that in order to be a great rul ... velli tells de Medici to make sure that he remains in favor with the public. Machiavelli also tells Lorenzo de Medici that selfish people should not be trusted. He writes, When you see the minister th ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Michelangelo: Book Review

d, the Battle of the Centaurs and the Madonna of the Stairs. Shortly thereafter he was invited into Lorenzo de' Medici's household. Lorenzo, otherwise known as "The Magnificent," was an enlightened an ... and scholars on the fact that he realized the impact the arts had on a society. After the death of Lorenzo, in 1492, Michelangelo fled Florence with some Medici supporters. He settled for a while in ...

(7 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Michelangelo Notable Creator

n 1489, Francesco and Michelangelo went to form part of the Medici court. The Medici court, home of Lorenzo de' Medici de facto ruler of Florence, was a meeting place for artists, poets, and philosoph ... nfidence in his colleagues, according to some.. (Microsoft Corporation, 1997-2008)AdulthoodIn 1492, Lorenzo de' Medici died and Michelangelo returned to live with his father. Michelangelo was fascinat ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Florence and the Renaissance

ancient manuscripts, was the Florence’s wealthiest and most influential citizen. His grandson, Lorenzo de Medici known as “the Magnificent”, a great patron of the arts, commissioned wor ... the arts, commissioned works by Michelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo da Vinci, and Sandro Botticelli. Lorenzo was not only an accomplished poet but also a political, a social leader and a musician. More ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Art Essays