30 Days of Women in History
Day 29. A female patron of the arts. Isabella d’Este
Marchesa and defacto ruler of Mantua for several years, Isabella d’Este is most famous as a patron of the arts. She was hailed as the First Lady of the World for her great learning, patronage and sense of style. 
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30 Days of Women in History

Day 29. A female patron of the arts. Isabella d’Este

Marchesa and defacto ruler of Mantua for several years, Isabella d’Este is most famous as a patron of the arts. She was hailed as the First Lady of the World for her great learning, patronage and sense of style.

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    I just did a presentation that included her in my college history of early modern europe. Not only was she the regent...
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