Accademia del Disegno (Academy of Design) was Academy of fine arts in Europe, founded by the painter and art historian Giorgio Vasari in 1563, Florence, Italy. The school’s patrons were Grand Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Titia, Tintoretto and the architect Andrea Palladio, just to mention a few who enhance the reputation and social status of artists.
Grand Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici,
- Michelangelo Buonarroti – Artsy
A founder of the High Italian Renaissance style, Michelangelo (di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni) created some of the most influential works in the history of Western art: the marble statues of David (1504) and The Pietà (ca. 1498-1499), as well as the Sistine Chapel frescos in the Vatican, Rome, depicting Genesis (such as in The Creation of Adam (1510)) and the Last Judgment.
- Accademia delle Arti del Disegno – Wikipedia
The Accademia delle Arti del Disegno, or “Academy of the Arts of Drawing”, is an academy of artists in Florence, Italy.
- Cosimo I de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany – Wikipedia
Cosimo I de’ Medici (12 June 1519 – 21 April 1574) was the second Duke of Florence from 1537 until 1569, when he became the first Grand Duke of Tuscany.
- Michelangelo – Wikipedia
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (Italian: [mikeˈlandʒelo di lodoˈviːko ˌbwɔnarˈrɔːti siˈmoːni]; 6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet of the High Renaissance who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.
- Titian – Wikipedia
Tiziano Vecelli or Tiziano Vecellio (pronounced [titˈtsjaːno veˈtʃɛlljo]; c. 1488/1490 – 27 August 1576), known in English as Titian /ˈtɪʃən/, was an Italian painter, the most important member of the 16th-century Venetian school.
- Tintoretto – Wikipedia
Tintoretto (Italian pronunciation: [tintoˈretto]; born Jacopo Comin, late September or early October, 1518 – May 31, 1594) was an Italian painter and a notable exponent of the Renaissance school.
- Andrea Palladio – Wikipedia
Andrea Palladio (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛːa palˈlaːdjo]; 30 November 1508 – 19 August 1580) was an Italian architect active in the Republic of Venice.