(b. 1597, Antwerpen, d. 1681, Firenze)
Cosimo III de' Medici1665
Oil on canvas, 72 x 58 cm
Galleria Palatina (Palazzo Pitti), Florence
Shown here in his early twenties, the future Cosimo III de' Medici (1642-1723) exhibits the taste for command he would indulge harshly and disastrously when he assumed the family title.