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The Past Is Present | “Leonello d'Este, Marquess of Ferrara” with Mary Beard

Celebrating the marriage of Leonello d’Este to Maria of Aragon, Pisanello playfully represents Cupid teaching Leonello, the little lion, to sing. This “currency of fame” circulated Leonello’s newfound political and social stature to the powerful Neapolitan court.

06/08/2022