(b. 1494, Firenze, d. 1557, Firenze)

Scenes from the Story of Joseph: The Arrest of His Brethren

Oil on wood transferred to canvas, 26 x 14 cm
Galleria Borghese, Rome

This painting belongs to a series of six Scenes from the Story of Joseph painted by Bachiacca for the wedding chamber of the Florentine Pier Francesco Borgherini, who married Maddalena Acciaiuoli in 1515. Four of the six panels are in the Galleria Borghese, while the other two (Joseph Makes Himself Known to His Brethren and The Second Visit of His Brethren to Egypt) are in the National Gallery in London.