Oct 25, 2002 · Mr. Apostle said the painting might also go to Mantua the first week of December; Mantegna was the court artist for Ludovico III Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, there in the mid-1450's.
Similarly, the Gonzaga princes of Mantua established one of the most sophisticated and important Renaissance courts in Italy, and the Gonzaga patronage of Mantegna, Alberti, Giulio Romano, and a great many other artists, scholars, and writers gave this small territory a luster and reputation far beyond its military or economic power.
In 1509 he moved to Mantua to become the court painter of Marquis Francesco Gonzaga and Isabella d'Este. For the latter's studiolo For the latter's studiolo Goya's Ghosts (1,328 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
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