Machiavelli: He's not bad; he's just drawn that way

posted Nov 18, 2010, 9:26 AM by Professor Katz   [ updated Nov 18, 2010, 9:49 AM ]
This is the famous portrait of Machiavelli, which undoubtedly clouds the way we perceive him.  He looks very creepy indeed.  Reminds me of serial killer Charles Manson:

But maybe it's just the portrait that gives us the wrong idea about him.  After all, the same thing happened with Jessica Rabbit: