Episode 184 – Michelangelo’s Facade Model for San Lorenzo (Casa Buonarroti Museum)
February 6, 2024

In 1515, Michelangelo undertook his first architectural commission for the facade of the Medici church of San Lorenzo in Florence. For the project, he produced a large wooden model of the facade, today located in the Casa Buonarroti Museum in Florence, Italy. This episode examines the history around the commission as well as Michelangelo’s extraordinary model and architectural vision.

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