David</em>, Michelangelo, 1504<br />
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Second Florentine period 1500 - 1506/08

On 3rd April Fra Pietro informs Isabella d’Este that Leonardo is at work on a cartoon for a Madonna and Child with St. Anne and a Lamb. In a subsequent letter, he notes that Leonardo is painting the Madonna of the Yarnwinder for Florimond Robertet, secretary of King Louis XII.

Michelangelo begins the marble statue of David in Florence.

Lucrezia Borgia marries Alfonso d’Este. This is her third marriage.