(b. 1475, Caprese, d. 1564, Roma)

Study for the Battle of Cascina

c. 1504
Pencil and silverpoint on paper, 235 x 356 mm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

It is no longer possible to reconstruct in detail the genesis of this draft for the wall painting in the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. The artist experimented in sketches such as this with grouping nudes in a landscape environment.

The attribution of this drawing to Michelangelo is debated.