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Torquato Tasso

(1544–1595) Works: • Gerusalemme liberata (Italian) • Jerusalem Delivered (English) Tasso in Art: Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Adrasto assiso ai piedi d’Armida c.1740–1746 National Gallery, London     Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) Il mago d’Ascalona c.1740–1746 National Gallery, London     Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) La vergogna di…

Adoración del Nombre de Jesús (late 1570s)

El Greco (1541-1614) Adoración del Nombre de Jesús (The Adoration of the Name of Jesus) late 1570s Oil and egg tempera on pine, 55.1 × 33.8 cm National Gallery, London See also: • Felipe II, King of Spain (1527-1598)

Pala di San Gerolamo (c.1490)

Botticini, Francesco (1446-1498) Pala di San Gerolamo (S. Gerolamo Altarpiece) c.1490 Tempera on poplar, 235 × 258 cm National Gallery, London Main panel: Botticini, Francesco (1446-1498) San Girolamo in penitenza con santi e donatori c.1490 National Gallery, London     Predella: Botticini, Francesco (1446-1498) Scene…

Monsignor Francesco Barberini (c.1623)

Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Monsignor Francesco Barberini c.1623 Marble, 80.01 x 65.88 x 25.72 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington See also: • Barberini, Francesco (1528-1600) | Barberini, Maffeo (1568-1644), Pope Urban VIII (1623-1644)

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: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Jacopo Pesaro presentato a san Pietro da papa Alessandro VI 1506–1510 Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp   Born January 1 1431 Xàtiva (España) Died August…