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

Giovanni della Casa (verso)

1541-43
Red chalk, 272 x 196 mm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

This drawing on the verso of a sheet is a preliminary study for the portrait of Giovanni della Casa, one of the great literary personalities of his time. The recto depicts a youth with a recorder.