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Flying over Florence on a drone

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As new sources of wealth began to appear (rich Italian merchant families would be key in this process) it is only natural artists would rather sign their works so they could get recognition from different potential customers (and not only the nobility, or the church) and, consequently, more contracts.

Daniel Esparza - published on 08/30/17

Tour the cradle of the Italian Renaissance, from above.

Those who have had the fortune to be born in Florence, the cradle of the Italian Renaissance, are quite familiar with Giotto’s Campanile (one of the three buildings that make up the impressive architectural ensemble known as Santa María del Fiore, the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flowers), the Palazzo Pitti, the Ospedale Degli Innocenti, the church of Santa Maria Novella and many other great architectural jewels.

But very few Florentines might have had the chance to look at their city from this unique perspective. Enjoy the video below!




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Viewing art via drone: Look what we’ve been missing!

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