Bona Sforza (koningin van Polen)

female / Italian, Polish
Italian, Polish
Vigevano 1494-02-02
Bari 1557-11-19
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
wife of Sigismund I (King of Poland); mother of Sigismund II Augustus
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).
Biographical information
Period of activity
1518 - 1556
Active in
  • Krakau 1518
    married Sigismund I Jagello in 1518 and became Queen of Poland. In her dowry there were, among other things, 8 large and 4 small Flemish tapestries that they took to the Wawel castle in Krakow (Szablowski 1972, page 33).
  • Krakau 1526
    ordered sixteen carpets with figures in Antwerp, the payment of which was completed in 1526 (Szablowski 1972, p.35)
  • Bari 1556
    returned to Bari, southern Italy after a fight with her son, and took dozens of carriage loads of artifacts from Poland (Thijssen 1992, 199)
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Entered on: 2013-06-13; Modification on: 2019-02-04


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