Tag: noble

Giulia de’ Medici

(c.1535-c.1588) Giulia Romola di Alessandro de’ Medici Giulia in Art: Pontormo (1494-1557) Ritratto di Maria Salviati con Giulia de’ Medici c.1539 Walters Art Museum, Baltimore    

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…

Paolo Malatesta

(c.1246–1285) Paolo Malatesta, called “il Bello” (the Beautiful) Count of Ghiaggiolo (1269–1285) Paolo Malatesta in Literature: • Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321): Divina Commedia (Italian) Paolo Malatesta in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Paolo et Francesca 1814 Musée Condé, Chantilly     Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Francesca…

Gianciotto Malatesta

(c.1245–1304) Giovanni Malatesta Gianciotto, called “Gianne lo Sciancato” (Gianne the crippled) Lord of Pesaro (1294–1304) Gianciotto Malatesta in Literature: • Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321): Divina Commedia (Italian) Gianciotto Malatesta in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Paolo et Francesca 1814 Musée Condé, Chantilly     Ingres, Jean…

Francesca da Rimini

(c.1255–1285) Francesca da Polenta Francesca da Rimini in Literature: • Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321): Divina Commedia (Italian) Francesca da Rimini in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Paolo et Francesca 1814 Musée Condé, Chantilly     Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Francesca da Rimini et Paolo…

Matteo Maria Boiardo

(1441–1494) Matteo Maria Boiardo, Conte di Scandiano Works: • Orlando innamorato (Italian) • Orlando Innamorato (English) Born 1441 Scandiano (Italia) Died December 19 1494 Reggio Emilia (Italia) Occupation Poet Writer

Giacomo Leopardi

(1798–1837) Count Giacomo Taldegardo Francesco di Sales Saverio Pietro Leopardi Works: • Essays and Dialogues (English) • I Canti (Italian) • The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi (English) • The Poems of Leopardi (English) Born June 29 1798 Recanati (Italia) Died…