Jessie E. Martin '18, Gettysburg College
Student Research Paper
Date of Creation
First Year Seminar
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.
This is the author's version of the work. This publication appears in Gettysburg College's institutional repository by permission of the copyright owner for personal use, not for redistribution.
Martin, Jessie E., "Cosimo de’ Medici: Patron, Banker, and Pater Patriae" (2014). Student Publications. 261.