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Lucrezia Borgia 1480 - 1519 (39) Daughter of Pope Alessandro (Borgia) and his mistress Vannozza (Giovanna) dei Cattani (b1442) Wife of Giovanni Sforza and later Alfonso d'Este Towards whom history has been unjustly harsh and salacious.

Lucrezia Borgia, painted by Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1860-1. I believe the model to be Fanny Cornforth. According to the Tate, Rossetti repainted her face several years after completing the painting.

500-year mystery finally solved as gallery reveals lady in its masterpiece is femme fatal Lucrezia Borgia

A painting of Lucrezia Borgia by Dosso Dossi (possible Borgia, actually named A Youth). This painter was versatile and his work was mostly Allegory and Myth. His portraits show a rare insight into the sitter. Matched with other painters of his day, he was a true master talent. His landscape backgrounds are much more fully developed than even Leonardo or Raphael.