Federico da Montefeltro, “Clarus Virorum”

Yesterday, we looked at the library of Federico da Montefeltro (1422-82), the duke of Urbino, who turned his little fiefdom into one of Italy’s major cultural centers. Among the many artists who benefitted from his patronage was the painter Piero della Francesca (1415 ca. – 1492), a master of the art of perspective, on which […]