Alexander's arms appear in color on Plate LIX (p. 270) in Fifth Centenary
of the Vatican Library 1475-1975: catalogue of the Exhibition (1975). The
color scheme should apply to the rest of the family.
Any book depicting the Borgia apartments in the Vatican also should give
Palazzi's Fasti cardinalium, which I used frequently in my Berkeley days,
has good black & white versions of the arms of cardinals.
At 10:26 PM 1/1/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>Would anyone know where one could get nice, color pictures of the
>Coats-of-Arms of Pope Alexander VI (p. 1492-1503), his uncle Pope Callistus
>III, and Cardinal Cesare Borgia.
>I know I have recently seen all three, but I can't remember where though I
>have checked all the papal books I've been reading lately.
>I have many examples of Alexander VI's arms, but they are in black and white
>or not drawn very well. and I have seen Cardinal Cesare's arms just once,
>and remember being fascinated by it, but darned if I can remember where I
>Is there a website dedicated to papal coats-of-arms that anyone knows about.
>Seems to me I did find one once, but a long time ago and I don't recall the
>quality of the arms.
>Thanks in advance,