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Selected Historical Figures of Italy including Columbus, Medici, Popes

Portrait length color image of Cesare Borgia aka. Duke of Valentinois, by George Stuart.
Text: Signature image of Cesare Borgia aka. Duke of Valentinois, by George Stuart.

Handsome, ruthless and cunning; he dominated his father’s papacy.

Cesare’s ruthless determination to always be a “winner” and his lust for revenge was paired with an innate regard for ‘justice’ and order. His nature turned pathological at times and may have been the result of venereal disease. He was Machiavelli’s model for his ideal ruler, “The Prince.”

Full length color image of Cesare Borgia aka. Duke of Valentinois, by George Stuart.

Left close up color image of Cesare Borgia aka. Duke of Valentinois, by George Stuart.

Right closup color image of Cesare Borgia aka. Duke of Valentinois, by George Stuart.

Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart.
Courtesy George S. Stuart.

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