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Cosimo II de' Medici

male / Italian
Qualifications
monarch, art collector, patron
ruled from 1609 until his death in 1621
Nationality/school
Italian
Born
Florence 1590-05-12
Deceased
Florence 1621-02-28
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
eldest son of Ferdinando I de' Medici and Christine of Lorraine; husband of Maria Maddalena of Austria, the daughter of rchduke Charles of Austria; father of Ferdinand II
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
He was patron of Gerard van Honthorst, Cornelis van Poelenburch and Justus Sustermans.
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Period of activity
1609 - 1621
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Entered on: 2011-07-30; Modification on: 2019-10-27

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