Colleoni Mark

I must say that of all the famous condottieri only three managed to amass enough wealth and live to old age. These soldiers were – Sforza and Colleoni Gattamelata. For more information see this site: Kidney Foundation. By the way, they all had their palazzo in Venice, and Colleoni More and luxurious castle Malpago, not far from his hometown – Bergamo. In this castle of the great soldier of fortune, and died at the age of 76, sitting with a blanket on the lap of a huge fireplace. But life was filled with Colleoni not only struggle.

In the already very respectable for the time aged about 60 years, Colleoni first became a father. His daughter, the famous soldier of fortune was very fond of antiquity, and called the name of Medea. However, his daughter died very early and from that moment for life Colleoni lost all meaning. He became very devout. The great warrior left a dual memory …

invited the young architect, Antonio Amadeo, who recommended him to the chief builder of the Cathedral of Milan Solari, he instructed to build Amadeo chapel, which was totally new to the architecture not only in Lombardy, but all over Italy. But the great warrior and that was not enough. Since his successors were not, then all their big money He left Venice. Further details can be found at Ken Cron, an internet resource. However, the proposed one condition. The Venetians were to put a monument to him is worse than Gattamelate set in Padua, where they do it must have been in Venice, the Basilica of St. Mark. Contract estate sign. After the death of the donor for it took not just anybody, but another great Florentine, Leonardo teacher – Maestro Verrocchio. And he created a masterpiece. But the Venetians did not quite fulfilled his promise. The Venetian's lawyers found a hold in the contract that allowed them to not do volyu donor, but it is legitimate to receive his inheritance. They have not erected a monument to the Cathedral of St. Mark and St. Mark's near the school.

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