A Young Woman and her Little Boy
Agnolo Bronzino - circa 1540
690 x 901 • 96 KB
Bronzino, a pupil of Pontormo, gives full expression to the strong linear quality of Florentine painting in this restrained and elegant double portrait. The artist's technique leaves no trace of brushwork, while a precise, sensitive line establishes the contours of the figures and silhouettes them against the background. Stylistically, this work stands in direct contrast to Venetian painting of the same period.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: circa 1540
Artist age:Approximately 37 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 99.5 cm (39.17 in.), Width: 76 cm (29.92 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on panel
Entered by: Member rocsdad on 26 October 2005.
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