Signed and dated 1517. Begun on May 14,1515, the date of the contract signed with the Poor Clares of the convent of San Francesco de'Macci, who had commissioned the painting. At the Uffizi, in the Tribune, in 1785.
As a well regarded Florentine artist, Sarto’s work contributed greatly to the naturalistic reformation of the Renaissance seen in later Mannerist painters. It is often said of his career that he...Read more