Alfonso II d'Este (1533-1597) Son of Ercole II d'Este and Renee of France. Husband to Lucrezia di Cosimo de' Medici, Barbara of Austria, and Margherita Gonzaga. Portrait by Alessandro Allori
Giovanni Cariani - "Portrait of a young lady"
Portrait of a Man - Albrecht Durer
Ercole II d'Este (5 April 1508 – 3 October 1559) Duca di Ferrara Modena and Reggio, son of Lucrezia Borgia
Anna d'Este (1531 1607). The eldest daughter of the Duke of Ferrara Ercole II (son of Lucrezia Borgia and grandson of Pope Alexander VI) and his wife, Renée of France (daughter of King Louis XII of France). She grew up in Ferrara, where she received an excellent education. The future writer and scholar Olympia Fulvia Morata was chosen as one of her companions at court.