PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA
(b. 1416, Borgo San Sepolcro, d. 1492, Borgo San Sepolcro)

Portraits of Federico da Montefeltro and His Wife Battista Sforza

1465-66
Tempera on panel, 47 x 33 cm (each)
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

The Montefeltro family in Urbino was Piero's most generous patron towards 1465. The diptych with the portraits of Battista Sforza and Federico da Montefeltro can be dated at the beginning of this period.

On the left: Portrait of Battista Sforza, Duchess of Urbino.

On the right: Portrait of Federico da Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino.