Adoration of the Shepherds

Author:     Painted in: 1511-1574    Framework: Tempera on wood, 90x67    Located in: The Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino Room

Another version of the painting in the Galleria Borghese, painted in 1546 for Cardinal Salviati. It was probably presented as a gift by the artist to Pierantonio Bandini in 1553. At the Uffizi since 1965.


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