GONZÁLEZ Y SERRANO, Bartolomé
(b. 1564, Valladolid, d. 1627, Madrid)
Portrait of Margarita Aldobrandini, Duchess of Parma1610-23
Oil on canvas, 155 x 112 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
After the death of her husband, Rainuncio I (1569-1622), Duchess Margherita Aldobrandini of Parma (1585-1646) chaired the government in the name of their son, Odoardo I. She was Princess di Parpugnano in her own right from 1601, and daughter of Olympia Aldorandini, Princess di Rossano Calabro (1567-1623-37), and lived.