Florence 1505: Leonardo Battles Michelangelo
by Gayle Millbank
Published: January 7, 2012.
In renaissance Italy two mighty artists faced off in the Palazzo Vecchio each to paint a battle scene to glorify Firenze. Tensions were high as all eyes were on the two giants. Add to this Leonardo's adopted son, Salai, who was a rascal and thief and who had a secret relationship with Michelangelo, then the stage is set for high drama in this two act play.