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OP MONEY AND BEAUTY: BANKERS, BOTTICELLI AND THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES. Ed. by Ludovica Sebregondi and Tim Parks. Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, 2011. Published by Giunti Editore, Florence. 288 pp. with 179 ills. (177 col.). 27 x 25 cm. ISBN 9788809767645 In English.
Examines the birth of modern banking at the dawn of the Renaissance, particulary in Florence, and relationships between artists and bankers through a careful study of banking-related art and artifacts, including paintings and drawings by such figures as Fra Angelico, Sandro Botticelli, Filippo Lippi, Quentin Metsys and Antonio del Pollaiolo, along with coins, strong boxes, scales, keys, money bags, contracts and account books.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1400-1600 — Painting
Plans: 69,02,04
Worldwide Number: 034504
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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