Cosimo the Elder endowed Michelozzo with the outline of the family's townhouse in 1444. The outcome was this royal residence, a diagram that affected the development of Florentine family homes, for example, Palazzo Pitti and Palazzo Strozzi. The upstairs house of prayer, Cappella dei Magi, is canvassed in magnificently point by point frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli, an understudy of Fra' Angelico, and is one of the incomparable accomplishments of Renaissance painting.Gozzoli's apparent topic of Procession of the Magi to Bethlehem is yet a slim affection for depicting individuals from the Medici family in their best light; spy Lorenzo il Magnifico and Cosimo the Elder in the group.
The sanctuary was reconfigured to oblige a florid staircase, thus the strangely split fresco. The mid-fifteenth century altarpiece of the Adoration of the Child is a duplicate of the first by Fra' Filippo Lippi. Just 10 guests are permitted in at once; in high season hold ahead of time at the ticket desk.The Medici inhabited Palazzo Medici until 1540, clearing a path for the Riccardi family a century later.