(b. 1431, Isola di Carturo, d. 1506, Mantova)

Portrait of Carlo de' Medici

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.

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