In appreciation of Patrons and Collectors
"The arts have always depended on the patronage of the
The De Medici family in Italy was one of the primary patrons of the Renaissance,
sponsoring artists to create masterworks for the public, and for them personally.
It can be said that due to the vision and generosity of the De Medici patronage,
arts on planet Earth flourished as never before in history. I
t was the
patronage of the wealthy that changed the course of human history