The Genoese enter into negotiations for a colossal statue of Andrea Doria, which they desired to obtain from the hand of Michelangelo. Its execution must have been seriously contemplated, for the Senate of Genoa banked 300 ducats for the purpose.
I would love to work with people who want to be a part of a digital humanities project mapping the daily life of the Italian Renaissance in detail. Do you have graphic design skills? Or are you a Neo4j/ASP.NET developer? Or just someone who loves the Renaissance like myself and would like to help build the knowledge base? Do get in touch!