Duchess of Ferrara

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Synonyms for Duchess of Ferrara

Italian noblewoman and patron of the arts (1480-1519)

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Going beyond the approaches of earlier studies, this essay investigates her wealth, and asks what happened to her money following her marriage to Alfonso I d'Este (1476-1534) in 1501 and her elevation to Duchess of Ferrara in 1505.
Lucrezia Borgia d'Este, Duchess of Ferrara here present etc.
Giulio Balis-Crema de' Medici, "Lucrezia de' Medici, Duchess of Ferrara," Rivista araldica 44 (1946): 39-42.
At one time, Lucrezia Borgia was Duchess of Ferrara and I stood on her roof terrace behind discreet high walls amongst huge potted plants.
The book is divided into seven chapters, each focusing on a different Medici woman, with one chapter devoted entirely to girls: "Bloodlines: Portraits of Maria Salviati de' Medici by Bronzino and Pontormo," "Declarations of Dynasty: The State Portrait of Eleonora di Toledo," "'These tender and well-born plants': Young Daughters and Wards of Cosimo and Eleonora," "A 'Medici' Papacy and a Counter-Reformation in Portraiture: Allori's Giulia d'Alessandro de' Medici," "The New Medicean Cosmos: Lucrezia de' Medici, Duchess of Ferrara," "Damnatio Memoriae: Isabella de' Medici Orsini, 'La stella di casa Medici,'" and "Up Close and Personal: Patronage and the Miniature Eleonora ('Dianora') di Toledo de' Medici.
Gli Asolani was dedicated to Lucretia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara.
Agrippa d'Aubigne describes Renee, duchess of Ferrara, friend and protector of Clement Marot, correspondent with John Calvin, hostess to d'Aubigne himself, and a woman of constant Reformist spirit, as a mere silent pre-text for his own textual peacockery: "The Duchess of Ferrara received them with her customary humanity, chief among them d'Aubigne who she caused for three days in a row to be seated .