(b. 1503, Firenze, d. 1572, Firenze)

Holy Family

Tempera on wood, 117 x 99 cm
Pushkin Museum, Moscow

Vasari writes on this picture: "For the same man (Ser Carlo di Michele Gherardi from Pistoia) he painted a picture of Our Lady that is one of the finest things he has ever done, for its design and relief are extraordinary."

The painting is named the Stroganoff Holy Family after its former owner.