Lida Pellecchia - Gondi, a Florentine dynasty and its palace

Gondi Palace

In her book 'Gondi, una dinastia fiorentina ed il suo palazzo', Lida Pellecchia describes the birth of the Palazzo at the behest of the Florentine banker Giuliano Gondi and the genius of Giuliano Giamberti, known as da Sangallo. 

She teaches art history at the University of Delaware, College of Arts and Sciences in Philadelphia, has participated in seminars and written essays for the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz and the Renaissance Quarterly, and was a fellow at Harvard University's Villa i Tatti for the Italian Renaissance Studies Centre in Florence.