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

Alessandro de' Medici in Profile

c. 1534
Stylus, black chalk, traces of another red chalk drawing, 165 x 126 mm
Biblioteca Marucelliana, Florence

This drawing was used for a medal of Alessandro de' Medici by Francesco dal Prato, and for a large-scale portrait by Vasari. The drawing is in a 1609 mount bound in a volume of drawings of Medici portraits by Daniele Eremita (Flemish, 1584-1613).