Portrait of Maria Salviati

Author:     Painted in: 1494-1556    Framework: Tempera on wood, 87x71    Located in: The Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino Room

Probably painted before 1543 when the sitter died. Maria Salviati was the wife of Giovanni dalle Bande Nere and the mother of Cosimo I de\' Medici. At the Uffizi since 1911.


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Jacopo Carucci (sometimes spelled Carrucci) and called Pontormo, was an influential artist in the 16th century style of Mannerism and also as a precursor to the later Baroque period. His training,...Read more