BAROCCI, Federico Fiori
(b. 1526, Urbino, d. 1612, Urbino)
Portrait of a Young Woman1570-75
Oil on paper, 45 x 33 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
Her heart-shaped face accentuated by her coiffure, this young woman's expression is more intriguing than her peaches-and-cream complexion might imply. Her coloration is typical of Barocci in these years, to the point that she strongly resembles both a soldier and an angel in other works.