Lorenzo de' Medici Patrons of the Arts


Lorenzo de Medici was born January 1, 1449, Florence [Italy]—died April 9. He only aged 43 years old. He ruled the Italian city of Florence as a patron of artists, writers, and humanists.


AccomplishmeHe ruled Florence with his younger brother. Piero died on Dec. 5, 1469, and 2 days later the 20-year-old Lorenzo was asked by a delegation of eminent citizens to take control of the state. Lorenzo de' Medici was Florentine statesman, ruler and patron of arts and letters, the most brilliant of the MediciI

Connection to Renaissance

Lorenzo maintained the De facto Ruler status of his family. He used back-door politics to control the Florentine government. By experting his political power as an individual, Lorenzo De' Medici contributed to an ideal Renaissance society in his political ideals and agendas. He maintained peaceful relations. His influence on the painting of the following generations was enormous.

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