(b. 1611, Volterra, d. 1690, Firenze)

Portrait of Grand Duke Cosimo III de' Medici

Oil on canvas, 196 x 122 cm
Provincia di Firenze, Florence

This large painting was part of a series portraying all the Grand Dukes in official garb and with the insignia of office, once located in the Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova, Florence of which the Medici were patrons. The full-length portrait represents Cosimo III (1642-1723) holding the crown and sceptre and clothed in gold damask with an ermine cloak.

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