Sacco presented this copy to Duke Filippo Maria Visconti of Milan in 1438. That's the duke above, watched over by the Virgin. The text is half military history, half flattery of the "Semideus," that is, the Demigod, who of course in the Duke himself.
Filippo Maria Visconti Duke of Milan 1392-1447 . Overview. Works: ... Il ducato di Filippo Maria Visconti, 1412-1447 : economia, politica, cultura ...
His mother was Duchess of Milan His mother died at the age of 43 (Filippo was 12 years old). When Filippo born she was 32 years old. and Gian Galeazzo Visconti was 40 years old when Filippo born. His father was a First Duke of Milan. Siblings Filippo Maria Visconti had 2 siblings.
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Agnese del Maino (c. 1411 – 13 December 1465) was a Milanese noblewoman and the mistress of Filippo Maria Visconti, the last legitimate Duke of Milan of the Visconti dynasty. Agnese was the mother of Bianca Maria Visconti, who succeeded to the title of Duchess of Milan in 1450, despite her illegitimacy. Family. Agnese was born around 1411 in ...
Sforza was himself employed as a condottiero by the duke of Milan, Filippo Maria Visconti. Pisanello, Medal of Filippo Maria Visconti. He was such a valuable soldier that Sforza married the boss’s daughter. Here are portraits of Francesco Sforza and his wife Bianca Maria Visconti painted by Bonifacio Bembo:
Filippo Maria Visconti (3 September 1392 – 13 August 1447) was the duke of Milan from 1412 to 1447. Biography Gian Galeazzo Visconti, with his three sons, presents a model of the Certosa di Pavia to the Virgin (Certosa di Pavia).
Although most scholars place The Met's panel in the 1430s, there is a possibility that, as pointed out by Strehlke (1998), it could have been painted in Milan, since the figures shown in the wings are the patron saints of Duke Filippo Maria Visconti and his mistress Agnes del Maino (1401–1465).
The first deck of cards we know of with an extra trump suit was commissioned by Duke Filippo Maria Visconti of Milan no later than 1425. He asked his secretary, the humanist scholar and astrologer Maurizio da Tortona, to devise an allegorical card game based on Virtues and Temptations.
Filippo Maria Visconti (1392–1447) Duke of Milan. Filippo Maria Visconti (1392–1447) Duke of Milan. Married firstly Beatrice Lascaris di Tenda (c. 1372 – 1418) daughter of Pietro Balbo II Lascaris, Count of Tende and secondly Marie of Savoy (1411–1469) daughter of Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy.