(b. 1431, Isola di Carturo, d. 1506, Mantova)
Portrait of Carlo de' Medici1460-66
Tempera on wood, 41 x 30 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
Carlo de' Medici (1428/30-1492) was Cosimo il Vecchio's third, illegitimate, son by a Circassian slave, who became a prelate. He mainly collected codices and antiquities which further enriched his father's collection.