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

Raising of the Daughter of Jairus

1571-72
Oil on canvas
Gaddi Chapel, Santa Maria Novella, Florence

Bronzino's final works include an altarpiece, the Raising of the Daughter of Jairus. This was mentioned by Borghini as Bronzino's last painting: probably completed with the assistance of his pupil Alessandro Allori, it strives for a new clarity of expression and gesture.