Episode 154 – Leonardo vs. Michelangelo- The Battle of the Battles – Part I
In 1504, Florence found its two greatest artists in the city at the same time. Not wanting to miss this rare opportunity to have them test their talents against each other, massive murals were commissioned from each in the great hall of Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio. This first of a two-part series will examine the historical context of the commission and the subject matter of the paintings.
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