(NEW YORK POST) – In a city steeped in artistic heritage, a piece of history just changed hands — and under the radar, to boot. Michelangelo’s childhood home, a relic from the Italian Renaissance, quietly transitioned to new owners near Florence, Italy.
While the villa exchanged hands in a hush-hush deal brokered by Building Heritage, the exact sale price remains shrouded in mystery, negotiated down from its initial asking price of around $8.8 million.
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Nestled in the upper hills of Settignano, this historic villa witnessed the early years of the artistic genius Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni.
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