The Spinelli of Florence by Phil Jacks

The Spinelli of Florence by Phil Jacks
December 14, 2011

Associate Professor of Art History, Phil Jacks and co-author William Caferro have published Gli Spinelli di Firenze: Mercadanti e Mecenati nel Rinascimento, a revised and amplified edition in Italian of the 2001 socio-economic and architectural study of the Spinelli from the 13th- to late 15th-century, based on family records in the Beinecke Library and Florentine state archives. Detailed analysis of banking, silk and wool trades, ecclesiastical patronage at Santa Croce, private building (palaces and villas in Rome and Florence).