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Portrait of Laura Battiferri, 1552 — Agnolo Bronzino, Museo di Palazzo Vecchio

Portrait of Laura Battiferri

Agnolo Bronzino

Portraits

This sober, formal portrait of the poet Laura Battiferri belies the intellectual flirtation between Battiferri and Bronzino. Read their correspondence in sonnets.

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