The Discovery of the Body of Holophernes

Author:     Painted in: Florence 1445-1510    Framework: Tempera on wood, 31x25    Located in: Antonio and Piero del Pollaiolo Room

Painted, together with the following small panel, around 1470. They were presented to Bianca Cappello by Rodolfo Sirigatti. At the uffizi since 1632.


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In the Biography of Botticelli, written by Giorgio Vasari for The Lives of the Artists, it begins, “In the time of Lorenzo de’Medici, ‘Il Magnifico’, a truly golden age for men of talent, there...Read more