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.

Inaccurate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Good Likeness

As a young man

 

 

As a Child

 Inaccurate

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