PONTORMO, Jacopo
(b. 1494, Pontormo, d. 1557, Firenze)

Standing Youth (verso)

1523-24
Red chalk, 314 x 192 mm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

The three separate views of the same adolescent on the two sides of this sheet are studies for the never-executed Nailing of Christ to the Cross, planned for the mural cycle of the Passion in the cloister of Galuzzo.