Dona Gracia Mendes Nasi, was one of the richest women in Renaissance Europe. She and her sister Brianda fled with their daughters to Venice to prevent a forced marriage between Dona Graciaʼs daughter and a prince favoured by Emperor Charles V, who sought to seize her fortune through the marriage.
In the painting you can see the arrival of Dona Gracia Nasi in Venice (in the green dress, her beautiful daughter Ana to her left). On the left of the painting a Venetian official who shows the safe conduct document that was granted to her by the council of ten.
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Large canvas ltd. edition signed by the artist – approx 23.5×19.5″ – 60x50cm
Medium canvas ltd. edition signed by the artist – approx 13.5×16.5″ – 35cm x 42 cm
Small canvas ltd. edition signed by the artist – approx 10×11.5″ – 25cm x 29 cm
Mini canvas open edition approx 7×8″ – 17x20cm