Dr. Cristina Acidini is an art historian who currently holds the position of Soprintendente del Polo Museale di Firenze. She is the author of numerous publications about Renaissance art.
During 2012, The Florentine and the city of Florence are celebrating the sesquicentennial of Amerigo Vespucci's death. But what of the famed woman who also carried this last name? In the middle of the sixteenth century in Florence, a group of scholars, philosophers and artists-actors in the