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The Duke's Mouthwash

 Ferdinando de’ Medici (1549-1609),Scipione Pulzone (1544 - 1598), Private collection.Antonio Neri's father, Neri Neri, was royal physician to the family of Grand Duke Ferdinando de' Medici. As such, he regularly interacted with other members...
From: Conciatore on 8 Feb 2021

Don Antonio de' Medici

 Don Antonio de' MediciFrontispiece from Pierfilippo Covoni 1892In 1612, Priest Antonio Neri published his book of glassmaking recipes. L'Arte Vetraria went on to become a primary reference for glass artisans throughout Europe. He dedicated...
From: Conciatore on 22 Jan 2021

Galleria dei Lavori

 Giovanni Stradano  (Jan van der Straet) Alchemy Studio, 1571(Inside the Uffizi Galleria dei Lavori)In 1560, Cosimo I, Duke of Tuscany, commissioned Georgio Vassari to begin construction on the Uffizi Palace in Florence. Two wings of the...
From: Conciatore on 25 Nov 2020

The Rise and Fall of Glass

 "Merry Company," (1623)Gerard van HonthorstThe first decade of the seventeenth century was a golden era for glass in Tuscany. The Venetian techniques brought to the region by Grand Duke Cosimo de' Medici in the 1570s had been assimilated. The pioneering...
From: Conciatore on 18 Nov 2020

The Duke's Mouthwash

Ferdinando de’ Medici (1549-1609),Scipione Pulzone (1544 - 1598), Private collection.Antonio Neri's father, Neri Neri, was royal physician to the family of Grand Duke Ferdinando de' Medici. As such, he regularly interacted with other members of...
From: Conciatore on 31 Jul 2020

Joseph Longchamp of the Jockey Club

Let me introduce to three brothers, who I am fairly certain you will never have come across before and neither had I until by chance I came across Joseph Longchamp and of course, I was curious to know more about him. The only reference I had about him...
From: All Things Georgian on 1 Jul 2020

Cross Pollination

The art of stonework,from MS Ferguson 67, f. 7r, (1598-1600)Antonio Neri.Throughout the Renaissance, Florence, Italy was famous for its artistic output. Names like Donatello, Michelangelo and Giambologna graced the tongues of patrons across Europe. But...
From: Conciatore on 1 Jun 2020

Galleria dei Lavori

Giovanni Stradano  (Jan van der Straet) Alchemy Studio, 1571(Inside the Uffizi Galleria dei Lavori)In 1560, Cosimo I, Duke of Tuscany, commissioned Georgio Vassari to begin construction on the Uffizi Palace in Florence. Two wings of the structure...
From: Conciatore on 25 May 2020

Antonio Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, such as Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 18 May 2020

Rise and Fall

"Merry Company," (1623)Gerard van HonthorstThe first decade of the seventeenth century was a golden era for glass in Tuscany. The Venetian techniques brought to the region by Grand Duke Cosimo de' Medici in the 1570s had been assimilated. The pioneering...
From: Conciatore on 23 Mar 2020

Gallera dei Lavori

Giovanni Stradano  (Jan van der Straet) Alchemy Studio, 1571(Inside the Uffizi Galleria dei Lavori)In 1560, Cosimo I, Duke of Tuscany, commissioned Georgio Vassari to begin construction on the Uffizi Palace in Florence. Two wings of the structure...
From: Conciatore on 23 Oct 2019

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, such as Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 11 Oct 2019

Cross Pollination

The art of stonework,from MS Ferguson 67, f. 7r, (1598-1600)Antonio Neri.Throughout the Renaissance, Florence, Italy was famous for its artistic output. Names like Donatello, Michelangelo and Giambologna graced the tongues of patrons across Europe. But...
From: Conciatore on 28 Aug 2019

The Duke's Mouthwash

Ferdinando de’ Medici (1549-1609),Scipione Pulzone (1544 - 1598), Private collection.Antonio Neri's father, Neri Neri, was royal physician to the family of Grand Duke Ferdinando de' Medici. As such, he regularly interacted with other members of...
From: Conciatore on 21 Aug 2019

Michel Montaigne

Michel MontaigneAnonymous (17th century).Michel Montaigne (1533–1592) was the proprietor of a vineyard and later a mayor of Bordeaux, France. However, his claim to fame in history is as popularizer of the writing form known as the essay. In 1580,...
From: Conciatore on 15 Jul 2019

The Glassmaker and the Astronomer

Portrait of Galileo Galilei, 1636 (detail),by Justus Sustermans (1597-1681).Galileo Galilei lived almost simultaneously with glassmaker and alchemist Antonio Neri. Both were employed by the Medici royal court in Tuscany and both spent considerable time...
From: Conciatore on 17 Jun 2019

Rise and Fall

"Merry Company," (1623)Gerard van HonthorstThe first decade of the seventeenth century was a golden era for glass in Tuscany. The Venetian techniques brought to the region by Grand Duke Cosimo de' Medici in the 1570s had been assimilated. The pioneering...
From: Conciatore on 29 Mar 2019

Galleria dei Lavori

Giovanni Stradano  (Jan van der Straet) Alchemy Studio, 1571(Inside the Uffizi Galleria dei Lavori)In 1560, Cosimo I, Duke of Tuscany, commissioned Georgio Vassari to begin construction on the Uffizi Palace in Florence. Two wings of the structure...
From: Conciatore on 18 Feb 2019

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, such as Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 30 Jan 2019

Cross Pollination

The art of stonework,from MS Ferguson 67, f. 7r, (1598-1600)Antonio Neri.Throughout the Renaissance, Florence, Italy was famous for its artistic output. Names like Donatello, Michelangelo and Giambologna graced the tongues of patrons across Europe. But...
From: Conciatore on 26 Dec 2018

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