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Simonetta Cattaneo Vespucci

(1453–1476) . Simonetta Vespucci in Art: Botticelli, Sandro (c. 1445-1510) Ritratto di giovane donna c. 1475–1480 Oil on poplar, 55.4 x 43.1 cm Gemäldegalerie, Berlin . Botticelli, Sandro (c. 1445-1510) Ritratto di Simonetta Vespucci c. 1480 Tempera on wood, 82 x 54 cm Städel Museum, Frankfurt…

Edgar Allan Poe

(1809–1849) born: Edgar Poe Works: • The Raven (1845) • The Complete Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe Including Essays on Poetry Translations of his Works: • Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898): Le Corbeau d’Edgar Poe (1875)   Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Illustration to The Raven by…

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…

Saskia van Uylenburgh

(1612–1642)   Saskia in Art: Rembrandt (1606-1669) Bellona 1633 Oil on canvas, 127 x 97.5 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York   Rembrandt (1606-1669) Young Woman in Fantasy Costume 1633 Oil on panel, 65 x 48 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam  …

Vivien Leigh

(1913–1967) Vivian Mary Hartley Filmography as Actress:   Gone with the Wind 1939 Director: Victor Fleming Starring: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh     Quotations: • Vivien Leigh: Quotations   Born November 5 1913 Darjeeling (India) Died July 8 1967 London (England) Cause of…

Molière

(1622–1673) Jean-Baptiste Poquelin   Works: • Amphitryon (1668) ◊ Amphitryon (English) • Don Garcie de Navarre ou Le Prince jaloux (1661) ◊ Don Garcia of Navarre; Or, the Jealous Prince (English) • Don Juan ou Le Festin de pierre (1665) • L’Avare…

John Keats

(1795–1821)   Works: • Endymion: A Poetic Romance (1818) • Lamia (1819) • Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends (English) • Poems 1817 (English) • Poems Published in 1820 (English)   Quotes: • John Keats: Quotations   Born…