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Palazzo Medici Riccardi - abcFirenze.com

Location and History

Begun in 1444 by Michelozzo for Cosimo de' Medici, was home of the Medici for 100 years. The palazzo was later acquired by the Riccardi family and now houses government offices.

Description

The main attraction of this palace is the chapel "Cappella dei Magi" on the upper floor. Painted on its walls is Benozzo Gozzoli's famous Arrival of the Magi in Bethlehem, finished in 1460 and celebrating both the birth of Christ and the greatness of the Medici family.


Donato Di Niccolò dei Bardi said Donatello (Scultore) con i rilievi databili nel periodo 1460 - 1465 "Generale romano con prigioniero scita", "Satiro e il piccolo Dioniso", "Diomede e il Palladio", "Bacco e Arianna sull'isola di Nasso", "Ulisse e Atena" e "Centauro; Stemma mediceo".
Luca Giordano (Pittore) con l' affresco "Glorificazione della dinastia medicea; Figure allegoriche" databile nel periodo 1682 - 1685.

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