Here is a great selection of art history resources, for those who prefer to prepare a bit before participating on Waldemar H. de Boer's Art History Courses in Florence. These are also interesting for all other Florentine and Tuscan art lovers.

Art History Literature
Giorgio Vasari - Lives of the Artists
Benvenuto Cellini - Autobiography

Museums and Monuments in Florence
Galleria degli Uffizi
Bargello Museum
Galleria dell'Accademia
Galleria Palatina in Palazzo Pitti
Palazzo Vecchio
Museum dell'Opera del Duomo
Medici Chapels
Casa Buonarotti
Museo dell'Opificio delle Pietre Dure
Archeological Museum
Davanzati Museum
Gallery of Modern Art

Churches and Convents in Florence
Chiostro dello Scalzo
San Lorenzo
San Marco Museum
Santa Croce Museum
Santa Maria Novella

Last Suppers in Florence
Cenacolo di Andrea del Sarto
Cenacolo di Domenico Ghirlandaio in Ognissanti
Cenacolo di Andrea del Castagno
Cenacolo di Perugino

Gardens in Florence
Boboli Gardens
Garden of Villa Castello

General resources about Florentine and Tuscan art
The Florentine Art Guide
Patrons and Artists in Late 15th-Century Florence

General resources about Italian Renaissance and Mannerist art
Fine Art Touch
Web Gallery of Art

Art History Reference Libraries in Florence
Dutch University Institute for Art History
Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell'Arte Roberto Longhi
Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies
Istituto Nazionale di Studi sul Rinascimento
Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz
Uffizi Library

Art History and Research Colleagues

General art history sources
Jan Vermeer Van Delft