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We take windows for granted, don't we? After all, aren't they just architectural elements of design? They are portals to allow light, air and sound to pass through. But, they can also be gateways into history with a sense of mystery.
Recently I viewed the Netflix series “Medici: the Magnificent”. The family is well-known for its support of the arts and humanities during the Renaissance in Florence which made it the cultural center of Europe. As a result, I became inspired to want to share some images of mine as a brief celebration of the Florentine Renaissance.
In 1547, Prince Vicino Orsini commissioned work to begin on a park filled with twenty-four natural bedrock-sculpted art pieces based on grotesque figures of mythological origin.