The First Lady of the Renaissance
Interesting Facts About Isabella
- Isabella was painted by Leonardo da Vinci, as seen above, and the painting was called "First Lady of the Renaissance."
- Isabella enjoyed collecting antiques and paintings, all lot of the paintings were portraits of herself.
- Isabella married when she was 16 and had 8 children.
- she kept the army together and kept invaders away during his husbands capture in 1509 all the way until he was released in 1512.
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