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May 2014

Michael Cullen and the Medici

by Julian Cohen, on Craft, Furniture maker, Medici

Who were the Medici? The Medici were an important family in Tuscany dating back to the late 12th century. The lasting legacy of the Medici was their patronage of the arts. The list of artists supported by the Medici reads as a “Who’s Who” of the Italian Renaissance. In the Wikipedia article, House of Medici, it says in the section Legacy, “The biggest accomplishments of the Medici were in…