Described as the 1920s Lady Gaga, Marchesa Luisa Casati was destined to be larger-than-life. She loomed over the early-twentieth-century art world as a muse, lover, and enigmatic artist in her own right. Even after her star had long faded, her impact was undeniable.

From her glamorous heights to her horribly tragic end, slip on a fur-trimmed robe and read these scandalous facts about Marchesa Luisa Casati.

1. Are You Ready, World?

Casati had far from humble beginnings. She was born in the extremely fashionable city of Milan on January 23, 1881, and her father was Alberto Amman, a count in King Umberto I of Italy’s court. Baby Luisa had a birth name to match this opulence: her full name on the birth certificate was “Luisa Adele Rosa Maria Amman”.

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