The de' Medici Connection at London Art Week Digital
If you were asked to name a European Renaissance family, chances are the first name that springs to mind would be de' Medici - the banking and political dynasty so highly influential around Italy and Europe from the 15th to the 18th century. Perhaps 'Medici' was one of your catch-up dramas during lockdown, where their association with art featured quite prominently. In the art world it is difficult to escape the de' Medici as they were some of the most active patrons of the arts over the centuries.
The team at London Art Work Digital has discovered quite a number of works with links to the de' Medici family among those offered by participants this summer; here's a selection