(b. ca. 1535, ?, d. 1592, Firenze)
Portrait of Bianca Cappello1579-83
Oil on panel, 99 x 73 cm
Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi, Lucca
Bianca Cappello (1548-1587) was the first lover and then second wife of Francesco I de' Medici. She died only one day after the death of Francesco I, both from a malarial fever they had contracted together.