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The Sforza — Ermes Maria Sforza

Ermes Maria Sforza mit seinen Geschwistern
Ermes Maria Sforza (left) as Saint John the Baptist with his siblings Bianca Maria Sforza (centre) as Saint Mary, Anna Maria Sforza as the Child Jesus and Gian Galeazzo II. Maria Sforza (right) as Saint Sebastian

This altarpiece was made in the workshop of Leonardo da Vinci around 1487 or 1488 (not later!); the two elder kneeling gentlemen, Ermes Maria Sforza again (on the bottom right) and his half-brother Alessandro Sforza (on the bottom left), Count of Galliate, were added to the work around 1502 or 1503.


Born:
in May or June 1470

Deceased:
18. September 1503 (he was buried in Wilten, Innsbruck)

Father:

Galeazzo Maria Sforza († 1476, assassinated), Duke of Milan


Mother:

Bona of Savoy († 1503)


Spouse:

he remained unmarried


Children:

none


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