(b. 1483, Urbino, d. 1520, Roma)
Pope Gregory IX Approving the Decretals1510-11
Stanza della Segnatura, Palazzi Pontifici, Vatican
The historical pope is actually a portrait of the pope who commissioned the work, Julius II, alongside other members of the College of Cardinals: Giovanni de' Medici and Alessandro Farnese are the throne assistants, and Cardinal del Monte is at far left.