Isabella de'Medici: The Glorious Life and Tragic End of a Renaissance Princess, by Caroline P. Murphy, tells the magnificent, alluring and ultimately tragic life of Isabella, the most brilliant woman of the Medici.
About the Author
Caroline P. Murphy is a cultural historian and biographer. She is the author of Lavinia Fontana: A Painter and Her Patrons in Sixteenth-century Bologna,
praised by Sarah Bradford in the Literary Review
for 'shed[ding] new light on the ground-breaking career of a brave and talented woman.'Her second book, The Pope's Daughter,
was described as a "remarkable biography" by the Daily Telegraph
She grew up in Reading, studied art history at University College London, and now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.