Bronzino, son of a Florentine butcher, court painter to Cosimo I de Medici, could be such a tease. The fact is that we seldom know quite know where we
Best known for his Mannerist portraits, Agnolo Bronzino (usually known as Il Bronzino) served as court painter to Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici for most of his career, and influenced the course of European court painting. With a removed, unemotional style, Bronzino excelled at capturing real-world subjects, but...
Agnolo di Cosimo Bronzino, An Allegory with Venus and Cupid, c. 1545, oil on panel, 146.1 x 116.2cm (National Gallery, London). This passage by Vasari is most likely related to this canvas: And he painted a picture of singular beauty that was sent to King Francis in France, wherein was a nude Venus...
Agnolo di Cosimo di Mariano, usually known as Il Bronzino (probably because of his dark complexion), was born in Monticello, a town south east of Florence
The Picture: The picture shows Venus, the goddess of love, reclining naked on a cloth spread before a tree from which has been suspended a red cloth and a conch shell. Ivy climbs its trunk. Venus wears a jeweled diadem or tiara, a veil, and a dangling, double-tier pearl earring in one ear.
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Agnolo Bronzino, whose real name was Agnolo di Cosimo and is most commonly referred to as Il Bronzino or simply Bronzino, was a stand-out artist of (...)
Deutsch: Allegorie des Triumphes der Venus, Detail. English: Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time (detail) [Allegory of the Triumph of Venus].
(This is one of the last works of Bronzino. On the left of the fresco, beneath the statue of Mercury, Bronzino painted a self-portrait together with two
Venusetcupidon soutenant adonis. Price realised. EUR 5,000.