Petrarch, the Ultimate Poet Laureate

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Francesco Petrarch, painted by Andrea del Castagno (c.1450)
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Painting of Petrarch in Urbino from the 1470s — Petrarch is often depicted wearing a laurel crown
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Dante Alighieri, painted by Sandro Botticelli in 1486, is also usually depicted wearing a laurel crown
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Apollo and Daphne by Benedetto Luti (1666–1724)

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