Tag: Irene di Spilimbergo

Irene of Spilimbergo, who died of too much art

Spilimbergo, 1538 – Venezia, 1559 Irene of Spilimbergo’s birth and death are both accounted for in her grandfather’s journal, and the latter is recorded as having happened after twenty-two days of fever and a splitting headache for having been too engaged in too much painting. Maybe the cause of her death was having such a […]