Tag: Duke

Busto del Duca Francesco I d’Este (1650-1651)

Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Busto del Duca Francesco I d’Este (Bust of Duke Francesco I d’Este) 1650–1651 Marble, 80 x 106 x 50 cm Galleria Estense, Modena In this famous marble, the effigy of Francis I stands out as a manifesto of…

Francesco I d’Este

(1610–1658) Duke of Modena and Reggio (1629-1658) Francesco I in Art: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Busto del Duca Francesco I d’Este 1650–1651 Galleria Estense, Modena     Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660) Retrato de Francisco I de Este 1638 Galleria Estense, Modena    …

Ferdinand-Philippe d’Orléans

(1810–1842) Ferdinand Philippe Louis Charles Henri Joseph Duke of Orléans Ferdinand-Philippe in Art: Ingres, J. A. D. (1780-1867) Ferdinand Philippe, Duc d’Orléans 1844 Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford   Born September 3 1810 Palermo (Italia) Died July 13 1842 Neuilly-sur-Seine (France)

Charles I (England)

(1600–1649) King of England (1625–1649) King of Ireland (1625–1649) King of Scotland (1625–1649) Charles I in Art: Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Apotheosis of James I c.1628–1630 Tate Britain, London     Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Union of England and Scotland…

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…

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…

Gabriele D’Annunzio

(1863–1938) General Gabriele D’Annunzio, Prince of Montenevoso Works: • Cabiria (Italian) • Contemplazione della morte (Italian) • Elegìe Romane (Italian) • Forse che sì forse che no (Italian) • Il ferro (Italian) • Isaotta Guttadàuro ed altre poesie (Italian) •…

Cardinal Richelieu

(1585–1642) Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu L’Éminence rouge Richelieu in Literature: • Dumas, Alexandre (1802-1870): The Three Musketeers (English) Richelieu in Art: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Cardinal Richelieu c.1642 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne     Ingres, J.A.D. (1780-1867)…