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  1. Wikipedia:Picture of the day/April 2020 - Wikipedia

    After her father Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan, was assassinated when she was a child, her education was neglected. Her marriage to Maximilian in 1494 was unhappy; she became pregnant several times but failed to produce a living child, and he compared her unfavourably to his first wife, describing her as uneducated, talkative, naive ...

  2. Visconti-Sforza tarot deck - Wikipedia

    This deck, also known as Colleoni-Baglioni and Francesco Sforza, was produced around 1451. Originally composed of 78 cards, it now contains 74, i.e. 20 trumps, 15 face cards, and 39 pip cards. The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City has 35, the Accademia Carrara has 26 in its catalogue, while the remaining 13 are in the private collection ...

  3. Catherine Jagiellon - Wikipedia

    Catherine Jagiellon was born in Kraków as the youngest daughter of King Sigismund I the Old of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and his wife, Bona Sforza of Milan. Catherine was given a thorough Renaissance education by Italian tutors: she was taught to read, write and speak Latin, German and Italian, instructed in conversation, riding ...

  4. La Bella Principessa - Wikipedia

    La Bella Principessa (English: "The Beautiful Princess"), also known as Portrait of Bianca Sforza, Young Girl in Profile in Renaissance Dress and Portrait of a Young Fiancée, is a portrait in coloured chalks and ink, on vellum, of a young lady in fashionable costume and hairstyle of a Milanese of the 1490s.

    • 33 cm × 23.9 cm (13 in × 9.4 in)
    • 1495-6
  5. 25 Best Medieval - Sforza Hours images | Book of hours ...

    Jun 23, 2015 - The Sforza Hours (British Library, London, Add. MS 34294), is a richly illuminated book of hours initiated by Bona Sforza, widow of Galeazzo Sforza, Duke of Milan, around 1490, who commissioned the illuminator Giovanni Pietro Birago.

  6. Jan 24, 2013 - January 24, 1444: Born, Galeazzo Sforza. Sforza ruled as Duke of Milan from 1466 to 1476, and was renowned for his lechery and cruelty. His punishments were imaginative -- he once executed a poacher by forcing him to swallow a hare -- and unusually savage. (He enjoyed pulling apart his enemies with his bare hands.) He passed on his mistresses to his courtiers when he was ...

  7. Giangaleazzo (or Gian Galeazzo) Visconti, Duke of Milan ...

    Die Frauen der Sforza I: Bianca Maria Visconti – Die Stammmutter der Sforza nur als Buch (Farbband) bei : 294 Seiten, mit Stammtafeln und 243 Bildern, Independently published, 1. Auflage 2020, ISBN 978-1-6515-0580-9, € 43,90

  8. Francesco Maria "il Duchetto" Sforza –

    Francesco Maria "il Duchetto" Sforza The first son of Isabella of Aragon by her first husband, her cousin Gian Galeazzo II. Maria Sforza, and the beloved stepson of Leonardo da Vinci; Count of Pavia 1492-1494, Count of Bari 1494-1512, Abbot of Marmoutier 1505-1512

  9. House of Sforza -

    Francesco I Sforza ruled Milan, having acquired the title of Duke of Milan (1450–1466) after marrying in 1441 the natural daughter and only heir of the last Duke of Milan, Filippo Maria Visconti, Bianca Maria (1425–1468), making the Sforzas the heirs of the house of Visconti.

  10. Anna Sforza -

    Anna Maria Sforza (21 July 1476 – 30 November 1497) was a Hereditary Princess of Ferrara as the first wife of Alfonso I d'Este, future Duke of Ferrara.She was the second legitimate daughter of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan, by his second wife, Bona of Savoy.