Isabella D' Este
Queen Of The Renaissance
~She was a Skilled negotiator and keenly aware of political motives
~A patron of the arts and music
~Titian, Andrea Mantegna, Raphael, And Leonardo Da Vinci drew a famous portrait of her
~Was one of the few women that broke the chain that bound her to social rules of the day and made a name for themselves
Patron~Someone Who supports the Arts
Impact On Today
~Made Mantua an important city
~She was painted by many famous artists
~Since she displayed many talents her cousin called her La Prima Donna del Mondo (First Lady of the World)
~Married Prince Francesco Gonzaga
~She married him at age 16
~Her husband was captured by the french
~Titian Painted 2 Portraits of her
~She was known as Queen Of the Renaissance
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Titian. "Portrait of Isabella D' Este." Brooklyn Museum. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Mar. 2014. <http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/eascfa/dinner_party/place_settings/image.php?i=23&image=536&b=bio>.
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