Some depictions were painted or drawn by those that admired the man, some by those that found him anathema.  The pictures also depict different phases of his life-span.















Good Likeness

As a young man



As a Child


Inaccurate, but oft reproduced.



Cesar Borgia as a child (inspiration for the Prince)

Pope Alexander VI

Fra Savonarola


Statue of Fra Savonarola

Machiavelli's Tomb in Florence