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

Raising of the Daughter of Jairus (detail)

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

The painting 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.