(b. 1472, Venezia, d. 1526, Capodistria)

Group of Soldiers and Men in Oriental Costume

c. 1515
Tempera on wood, 68 x 42 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

This small painting is a fragment of a larger one whose subject is unknown. The letters "SPQR" identify the soldiers as Roman, though they mingle with exotic, richly robed figures.