Canvases on the Borgia family and on italian aristocraty of the period.

– Lucrezia Borgia:

Author: Bartolomeo Veneto


1520, Located in Germany;


The only asserted representation of Lucrezia Borgia would be this fresco of Pinturicchio, that figures the « argument » of Saint Catherin and the philosophers.

Portrait of Lucretia by Nivaan Ghosh

– Cesare Borgia:

This portrait is recognized by some historian for being Cesare Borgia.
It is located in Bergame at the Galeria della Academia Carrara.

Portrait of Cesare Borgia by Bartolomeo Veneto.

Portrait of Cesare Borgia as a child by Pinturicchio.

Portrait of Cesare Borgia “Le Duc Valentin” kept at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, formerly thought to be after a painting by Correggio, now often attributed to Dosso Dossi, 1517-1519.

– Probably a map of Tuscany produced for the Borgias by Leonardo Da Vinci (ca. 1502) while in the service of Cesare Borgia, working as an engeneer.

– Pope Alexandre VI:

Fresco in the Vatican

Pope Alexander VI presents Jacopo Pesaro to Saint Peter, by Tiziano Vecellio (Titian).

– Alexandre VI ‘s private decoration:

The picture shows a detail of the ceiling in the Sala dei Santi (Room of Saints). This section depicts the story of the APis bull. The integration of this animal, venerated in ancient Egypt, into the decorative program of Alexander VI’s private apartment served as a mythical explanation for the presence of bull in the Borgia family coat-of-arms.

– Giovanni / Juan Borgia

Anonymous painter.

– Giulia Farnese:

Lady with unicorn (Giulia Farnese) by Raffaelo Sanzio (Raphael).

Copy of destroyed fresco of Pinturicchio « pope Alexander VI before Madonna (his favorite Giulia Farnese) » decribed by Vasari. Made by Pietro Facettio.

Lady & unicorn (Giulia Farnese) by Domenichino.

The Lady and the Unicorn (Giulia Farnese), by Luca Longhi.


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