(b. 1494, Pontormo, d. 1557, Firenze)
Two Male Figures Looking in a Mirror and a Putto1515-20
Black chalk heightened with white on gray-green prepared paper, 422 x 272 mm
Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt
This drawing is probably a study for a never-executed mural decoration. The twin-like nature of the two men suggests that the drawing is an allegory of the zodiac sign and constellation Gemini, which is symbolized by twins.