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Agnolo Bronzino
A butcher's son swept off his feet by a renaissance master.

Agnolo Bronzino, The ArtistsAn Allegory with Venus and Cupid
Portrait of Agnolo Bronzino

Agnolo Bronzino was an Italian artist born on November 17, 1503. Bronzino contributed to the Mannerist movement and died on November 23, 1572.

Portrait of a Young Man, Agnolo Bronzino

Portrait of a Young Man 1530

Portrait of Cosimo I de Medici as Orpheus, Agnolo Bronzino

Portrait of Cosimo I de Medici as Orpheus 1537 – 1539

An Allegory with Venus and Cupid, Agnolo Bronzino

An Allegory with Venus and Cupid 1545

Crucified Christ, Agnolo Bronzino

Crucified Christ 1545

Deposition of Christ, Agnolo Bronzino

Deposition of Christ 1540 – 1545

The Adoration of the Bronze Snake, Agnolo Bronzino

The Adoration of the Bronze Snake 1540 – 1545

Virgin and Child with Saint Anne, Italian Renaissance

Virgin and Child with Saint Anne 1545

Descent of Christ Into Limbo, Agnolo Bronzino

Descent of Christ Into Limbo 1552

Portrait of Laura Battiferri, Agnolo Bronzino

Portrait of Laura Battiferri 1552

Portrait of the dwarf Nano Morgantе (Back), Agnolo Bronzino

Portrait of the dwarf Nano Morgantе (Back) 1552

Portrait of the dwarf Nano Morgantе (Front), Agnolo Bronzino

Portrait of the dwarf Nano Morgantе (Front) 1552

Venus, Cupid, and Satyr, Agnolo Bronzino

Venus, Cupid, and Satyr 1553 – 1554

Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo with her son Giovanni de Medici, Agnolo Bronzino

Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo with her son Giovanni de Medici 1554 – 1555

And I who am changed through her, as the winged magician wishes, do not see or ask anything but virtue and beauty, whence I could perhaps discern your whole soul.

Sonnets for Laura Battiferri 1560

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