Nu Couché au coussin Bleu, one of the finest examples of reclining nudes by Modigliani, 1916


What does achievement mean? What have you achieved and by what standards will you be judged? Will you be found wanting and if so should you care?

The Medici

If you are tempted to envy the wealth, power and influence once wielded by this famous Florentine dynasty, consider what it took to achieve and maintain it.