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The Greatest Snowman Ever?

The ruler of Florence, Piero de’  Medici, ordered Michelangelo to make a snowman in the courtyard of his palace. He is usually censured for that and the snowman is cited as the supreme example of  a patron’s  abuse of an … Continue reading

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