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Medici, Villa (Fiesole)

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

Italy. Built by Michelozzo Michelozzi (1396–1472) between 1458 and 1461 for Giovanni de' Medici, the villa, thrusting out over the valley on the steep Fiesole hillside, was a considerable...

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Medici, Villa (Fiesole)

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

Italy. Built by Michelozzo Michelozzi (1396–1472) between 1458 and 1461 for Giovanni de' Medici, the villa, thrusting out over the valley on the steep Fiesole hillside, was a considerable...

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Medici, Villa (Fiesole)

Penelope Hobhouse.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 118 words.

Italy. Built by Michelozzo Michelozzi (1396–1472) between 1458 and 1461 for Giovanni de' Medici, the villa, thrusting out

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Medici Villas

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

The Medici family had a suite of fourteen villas near Florence, of which the most important were situated in Careggi, Castello, Fiesole, and Poggio a Caiano; in the sixteenth century the...

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Spence, William or Guglielmo Blundell

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Financial Aspects of Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 95 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 13 January 1814, in Drypool (Yorkshire); died January 1900, in Florence.

Painter, engraver (burin), collector, dealer. Portraits.

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Scott, Geoffrey

Malcolm Higgs.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 292 words.

(b June 11, 1884; d New York, Aug 14, 1929).

English writer. As an undergraduate at Oxford University (1903–7) he was awarded the Newdigate Prize for a poem, ‘The Death of...

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Michelozzo di Bartolommeo

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1396–1472).

Florentine architect and sculptor of the Early Renaissance, a contemporary of Brunelleschi. He worked first with Ghiberti (1417–24) and later with Donatello (c. 1425–3...

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