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People/Characters: Isabella d'Este, marchesa of Mantua

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Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497 by Julia Cartwright
The Bed and the Throne: The Life of Isabella D'Este by George Marek
Beyond Isabella : secular women patrons of art in Renaissance Italy by Sheryl E. Reiss
Cesare Borgia: His Life and Times by Sarah Bradford
Duchess of Milan by Michael Ennis
First lady of the Renaissance;: A biography of Isabella d'Este by Edith Patterson Meyer
The Horizon Book of the Renaissance by Richard M. Ketchum
Isabella d'Este : la primadonna del Rinascimento by Daniele Bini
Isabella D'Este Marchioness of Mantua 1474 - 1539 A Study of the Renaissance Volumes I & II by Julia Mary Cartwright Ady
Leonardo's Swans by Karen Essex
Masque of the Gonzagas by Clare Colvin
The Most Illustrious Ladies of the Italian Renaissance by Christopher Hare
Pearls of Ferrara;: The story of Isabella and Beatrice d'Este, by Melita Hofmann
Private Renaissance by Maria Bellonci
Renaissance Profiles by Garrett Mattingly
A Renaissance Tapestry: The Gonzaga of Mantua by Kate Simon
The Secret Supper by Javier Sierra
La signora del Rinascimento: Vita e splendori di Isabella d'Este alla corte di Mantova (Italian Edition) by Daniela Pizzagalli
Uppity Women of Medieval Times by Vicki Leon

Character description

Isabella d'Este (1474–1539), one of the best educated and cultured ladies of the Italian Renaissance, was a patron of the arts and prominent political figure. She was married to Francesco Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, and ruled the city-state in his absence. Her younger sister was Beatrice d'Este.

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