Authors

Jessie E. Martin '18, Gettysburg College

Document Type

Student Research Paper

Date of Creation

Fall 2014

Department

First Year Seminar

Abstract

This paper investigates the connection between art, money, and power in the life of Cosimo de' Medici. It discusses several important art works commissioned by Cosimo, including the Medici Palace and Donatello's bronze David. It also examines Cosimo's life as a businessman and a political figure.

Comments

This paper was written for Prof. Felicia Else's First Year Seminar, FYS 197: Florence: Art, Money, and Power in the Renaissance City, Fall 2014.

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