Isabella Medici with a dog by Alessandro Allori

Isabella Medici with a dog by Alessandro Allori

Painting of the Italian artist Alessandro Allori “Isabella Medici with the dog”. The size of the portrait is 88 x 71 cm, wood, oil. The full title of the painting is “Isabella dei Medici Orsini with a favorite dog”.

One of the many portraits of members of the Medici family of the painter Allori, the court painter of the Duke of Tuscany. Isabella Medici was the daughter of the Grand Duke of Tuscany Cosimo I and Eleonora of Toledo.

Isabella Medici was a very young girl who married a representative of another noble family, Paolo Giordano Orsini, who, in a fit of rage, killed Isabella in Gaudi’s villa for her numerous infidelities and love affairs.

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