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Lisa Gherardini

    Lisa Gherardini (1479-1542), second wife of the Florentine merchant Francesco del Giocondo and the original subject of Leonardo’s

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Lucrezia Crivelli

  Lucrezia Crivelli, (1452-1508), lady-in-waiting to Ludovico Sforza's wife, Beatrice d' Este, who in 1495 succeeded Cecilia Gallerani as the

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Who is La belle Ferronière?

Duke Ludovico Sforza chose not to marry Cecilia Gallerani, the presumed subject Leonardo’s “Lady with an Ermine.” He instead wedded

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