Tag: Alfonso I d’Este

Cesare Borgia

(1475–1507) called “il Valentino” Cesare Borgia in Literature: • Machiavelli, Niccolò (1469-1527): The Prince (English) • Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900): Beyond Good and Evil (English) • Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900): The Antichrist (English) Born September 13 1475 Subiaco (Italia) Died March 12 1507 Viana (España) Father…

Lucrezia Borgia

(1480–1519)     Born April 18 1480 Subiaco (Italia) Died June 24 1519 Ferrara (Italia) Father Rodrigo Borgia (1431-1503), Pope Alexander VI (1492-1503) Brother Cesare Borgia (1475-1507) Husband (m.1502–1519) Alfonso I d’Este, Duke of Ferrara (1476-1534) Sister-in-law Isabella d’Este, Marchesa di Mantova (1474-1539)…

Alexander VI (Papa)

(1431–1503) Roderic Llançol de Borja, Rodrigo Borgia Pope Alexander VI (1492–1503) Alexander VI in Art: Pinturicchio (c.1454-1513) Santa Caterina d’Alessandria e committente c.1480 National Gallery, London     Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Jacopo Pesaro presentato a san Pietro da papa Alessandro VI 1506–1510 Koninklijk Museum…

Beatrice d’Este

(1475–1497) Duchess of Bari (1491–1497) Duchess of Milan (1494–1497) Lady of Genova (1494–1497)   Born June 29 1475 Ferrara (Italia) Died January 2 1497 Milano (Italia) Cause of death Childbirth Buried Santa Maria delle Grazie (Milano) Husband (1491-1497) Ludovico Sforza…

Ludovico Sforza (Ludovico il Moro)

(1452–1508) Ludovico Maria Sforza, called Ludovico il Moro Duke of Bari (1479–1499) Duke of Milan (1494–1499) Lord of Genova (1494–1499) Works commissioned by him: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) L’Ultima Cena 1498 Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milano     Perugino (c.1446-1523) L’Arcangelo Michele c.1496–1500…

Tiziano

(c.1488–1576) Tiziano Vecellio The artist’s works: Adorazione dei Magi 1500s Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Adorazione di Gesù Bambino c.1506 Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Jacopo Pesaro presentato a san Pietro da papa Alessandro VI 1506–1510 Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp Fuga in…

Isabella d’Este, Marchesa di Mantova

(1474–1539) Marchesa di Mantova Isabella d’Este in Art: Correggio (c.1489-1534) Allegoria del Vizio c.1531 Musée du Louvre, Paris     Correggio (c.1489-1534) Allegoria della Virtù c.1531 Musée du Louvre, Paris     Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Isabella d’Este 1499–1500 Musée du Louvre, Paris     Mantegna,…

Federico II Gonzaga, 1st Duke of Mantua

(1500–1540) 5th Marquess of Mantua (1519–1530) 1st Duke of Mantua (1530–1540) Federico II in Art: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Ritratto di Federico II Gonzaga 1529 Museo del Prado, Madrid   Born May 17 1500 Mantova (Italia) Died August 28 1540 Marmirolo (Italia) Mother Isabella d’Este, Marchesa di…