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Granvelle, Antoine Perrenot de

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Granvelle, Antoine Perrenot de

  • first son of Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle from Besançon (minister of Charles V) [his father Nicolas built the Palais in Besançon and was also painted by Titian]
  • legal studied in Padova with Pietro Bembo; studied later theology in Leuven
  • shortly after his 23rd birthday Paul III made him bishop of Arras
  • portrait by Titian (c. 1548)
  • cardinal since 1561; titular church: San Bartolomeo all'Isola (Tiberiana) in Rome
  • 1571–1575 vice king of Naples (in the service of Philipp II)
  • took part in the conclave 1572 electing Gregory XIII
  • since 1578 cardinal bishop of Sabina (created by Gregory XIII)
  • took part in the opening of the Council of Trent as representative of the Emperor Charles V with a speech
  • his palace in Brussels (destroyed in 1931) is attributed to Sebastiaan van Noyen, but also to Francesco Paciotto and/or Marchi
  • employer of
  • He owned a large collection of ancient and contemporary art and many books, some of them bought for him by Antoine Morillon and bought according to a special design in Venice
  • wrote on 1581-09-27 to Fulvio Orsini about his library
  • exchanged letter(s) with Christophe Plantin about the books to be printed, e.g. 1568-05-24.
  • several books from the Accademia network were dedicated to him:
 
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