Morosina Morosini-Grimani lived from 1545 to January 21, 1614.
Morosina Morosini-Grimani was Dogaressa of Venice
from 1595 to 1606. She was the daughter of Andrea Morosini, a wealthy Venetian patrician
. She was married in 1560 to Marino Grimani. With her husband's election as doge
in 1595, her own coronation
as official consort
was conducted with enormous pomp and ceremony
in 1597. Morosina survived her husband and died ot the age of seventy.
Dogaressa Morosina became the patron of the famous lace-making industry at Burano, and established a committee to promote and popularize the craft among the upper class women of Venice. She also restored the church of San Sebastiano from her own private fortune.
E. Staley, The Dogaressas of Venice, London (c1910).