Tag: Sforza

Guidobaldo da Montefeltro

(1472–1508) Duke of Urbino (1482–1502; 1503–1508) Guidobaldo in Art: Piero della Francesca (c.1416-1492) Ritratto di ragazzo c.1483 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid    

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) Ludovico il Moro in Art: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Ritratto di musico c.1485 Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milano     Works commissioned by him:…

La Fornarina (c.1520)

Raffaello (1483-1520) La Fornarina (Portrait of a Young Woman) c.1520 Oil on panel, 87 x 63 cm Palazzo Barberini, Roma The subject of this portrait, according to tradition, was Raphael’s inspirational muse and mistress: Margherita Luti, the daughter of a baker in…

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,…

Francesco I de’ Medici

(1541–1587) Duke of Florence (1574–1587) Grand Duke of Tuscany (1574–1587) Francesco I de’ Medici in Art: Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) Ritratto di Francesco I de’ Medici c.1558 Private collection     Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) Francesco de’ Medici c.1560 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago…

Cosimo I de’ Medici

(1519–1574) Duke of Florence (1537–1569) Grand Duke of Tuscany (1569–1574) Cosimo I de’ Medici in Art: Bronzino (1503-1572) Ritratto di Cosimo I de’ Medici 1537 Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg     Bronzino (1503-1572) Cosimo I de’ Medici in armatura c.1545 Art Gallery of New South…

Garzia de’ Medici

(1547–1562) Garzia de’ Medici in Art: Bronzino (1503-1572) Garzia de’ Medici c.1550 Museo del Prado, Madrid     Bronzino (1503-1572) Don Garzia de’ Medici bambino c.1551 Museo di Palazzo Mansi, Lucca     Vasari, Giorgio (1511-1574) Don Giovanni e Don Garzia de’…

Maria di Cosimo I de’ Medici

(1540–1557) Maria di Cosimo I de’ Medici in Art: Bronzino (1503-1572) Ritratto di Maria de’ Medici 1551 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze   Born April 3 1540 Firenze (Italia) Died November 19 1557 Livorno (Italia) Cause of death Malaria Father Cosimo I…