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Pontormo

Jacopo da . original name Jacopo Carrucci. 1494--1556, Italian mannerist painter
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5 million) and his two pupils Jacopo Pontormo (1494-1556) (GBP3 million) and Rosso Fiorentino (1494-1540) (GBP675,000) each painted nearly 500 years ago in Florence in 1513.
In chapters on Cosimo's mother, wife, various daughters, a ward, and a niece, Langdon interweaves often little-known biographical, information about the women with in-depth analysis of portraits made of them by such luminary Renaissance painters as Agnolo Bronzini, Jacopo Pontormo, and Alessandro Allori.
Although harshly disparaged by Giorgio Vasari in the Lives of the Artists for his reputedly unsocial behaviour and unprofessional ways, Jacopo Pontormo was, de facto, the trusted Medici court painter for some three decades.