Martyrdom of Saint Maurice and the Theban Legion

Author:     Painted in: 1494-1556    Framework: Tempera on wood, 46x45    Located in: The Raphael and Andrea del Sarto Room

According to Vasari, painted probably in 1529/30 for Carlo Neroni as a copy of the painting of the same subject in the Palatine Gallery. At the Uffizi since 1704.


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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