Tag: Duchess

Eleanor of Aquitaine

(c.1122–1204) Éléonore or Aliénor d’Aquitaine or de Guyenne Queen consort of France (1137–1152) Queen consort of England (1154–1189) Duchess of Aquitaine (1137–1204) Countess of Poitiers (1137–1204) Eleanor of Aquitaine in Film: The Lion in Winter 1968 Director: Anthony Harvey Starring: Peter O’Toole, Katharine…

Empress Elisabeth of Austria

(1837–1898) Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, Herzogin in Bayern Empress consort of Austria (1854-1898) Queen consort of Hungary (1854-1898) Queen consort of Croatia (1854-1898) Queen consort of Bohemia (1854-1898) Queen consort of Lombardy-Venetia (1854-1866) Filmography: Ludwig 1972 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Helmut…

Pauline Bonaparte, Princess Borghese

(1780–1825) Duchess of Guastalla Princess consort of Sulmona and of Rossano Princess of France Pauline Bonaparte in Art: Canova, Antonio (1757-1822) Paolina Borghese Bonaparte as Venus Victrix 1805–1808 Galleria Borghese, Roma     Pauline Bonaparte in Film: Désirée 1954 Director: Henry Koster Cast: Marlon…

Marguerite de Navarre

(1492–1549) Marguerite d’Angoulême Marguerite d’Alençon Princess of France Queen of Navarre Duchess of Alençon and Berry See also: • Château du Clos Lucé, Amboise (France) Born April 11 1492 Angoulême (France) Died December 21 1549 Odos (France) Brother François I, King of…

Lucrezia di Cosimo I de’ Medici

(1545–1561) Lucrezia de’ Medici Duchessa di Ferrara, Modena e Reggio (1558-1561) Born February 14 1545 Firenze (Italia) Died April 21 1561 Ferrara (Italia) Cause of death Tuberculosis Father Cosimo I de’ Medici (1519-1574) Grandfather Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (1498-1526) Grandmother…

Isabella de’ Medici

(1542–1576) Isabella de’ Cosimo I de Medici Isabella Romola de’ Medici Isabella de’ Medici Orsini Duchessa di Bracciano Principessa di Toscana Isabella de’ Medici in Art: Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) Isabella de’ Medici Orsini con un cane early 1560s Private collection,…

Eleonora di Toledo

(1522–1562) Leonor Álvarez de Toledo y Osorio Duchess of Firenze (1539–1562) Eleonora di Toledo in Art: Bronzino (1503-1572) Eleonora di Toledo 1543 Národní galerie v Praze, Prague     Bronzino (1503-1572) Eleonora di Toledo col figlio Giovanni 1545–1546 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze…

La Duquesa de Alba (1797)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) La Duquesa de Alba (The Duchess of Alba) 1797 Oil on canvas, 210.2 x 149.3 cm Hispanic Society of America, New York Detail of face. Image: Mark Harden’s Artchive.   Detail of hand. Image: Mark Harden’s Artchive.…

María Cayetana de Silva, 13th Duchess of Alba

(1762–1802) 13th Duchess of Alba The Duchess of Alba in Art: Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) La maja desnuda 1795–1800 Museo del Prado, Madrid     Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) La Duquesa de Alba 1797 Hispanic Society of America, New York     Goya, Francisco…