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Medici, Ippolito de'

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Medici, Ippolito de'

  • 1511–1535
  • first protector / patron of the Accademia della Virtù in the 1530s [?]
  • member of the Accademia dei Vignaiuoli 
  • portrait by Tizian (today at Palazzo Pitti, Florence)
  • is reported to have had a liaison with the very young Giulia Gonzaga
  • Ippolito was educated, among others, by Pietro Bembo
  • In 1523 his uncle Giulio de' Medici = Pope Clement VII, chose G. P. Della Fosse (Pierio Valeriano) as Ippolito's teacher.
  • In 1523 Valeriano was supported by Paolo Giovio, Claudio Tolomei and Francesco Maria Molza
  • Ippolito's court in Rome (up to 300 persons) became the nucleus of the Accademia della Virtù, but it is not sure whether the Accademia became a formal institution before Ippolito's death in 1535.
  • among this entourage was also the lutenist Francesco Canova (= Francesco da Milano)
  • employed also Giorgio Vasari
  • After 1535, this entourage was taken over by Pope Paul III and his grandson Alessandro Farnese.
  • In 1529, he was counted among the most important collectors (not only) of antiquities in Rome, owning a (yet unknown) number of statues and other (ancient) pieces of art.
  • DBI
  • Giovio about Ippolito: [Giovio (2006)] = Giovio, Paolo; Minonzio. F. (ed.): Elogi degli uomini illustri. – Torino: 2006, [about Ippolito de' Medici: 867–870, 887ff.]
 
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