Bronzino - Alessandro de' Medici - Duke of Florence - 1510-37 - called 'il Moro' the Moor. Illegitimate son of Lorenzo II de'Medici and a servant woman of African descent (it is thought) identified in documents as Simonetta da Collevecchio. He was murdered by his cousin.
Lorenzo de' Medici, aka Lorenzo the Magnificent, his full name was Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici (1449-1492). He was the eldest son of Piero di Cosimo de' Medici and Lucrezia Tornabuoni. He was a diplomat, politician and patron of scholars, artists, and poets. He is buried in the Medici Chapel in Florence. Portrait by Agnolo Bronzino.