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Michelangelo and the Medici Family, Casa Buonarroti

Casa Buonarroti is a museum and a monument, a place of memory and of celebration of the genius of Michelangelo and, at the same time, a sumptuous baroque display of the rich art collections of Michelangelo's family.

Until March 9th it is possible to enjoy a great exhibition "Michelangelo and the Medici family": a rich selection of letters documenting the close, fundamental link between Michelangelo and the Medici family. The exhibition displays a series of autograph letters addressed to Michelangelo,there are also correspondences with Giorgio Vasari (regarding the foundation in 1563 of the Academy of Arts of Design of which Michelangelo was named "honorary President") and with the Entourage of Caterina de 'Medici, Queen of France, for the commission , never built, of an equestrian bronze monument of the late consort Henry II. .