SAN FRIANO, Maso da
(b. 1531, Firenze, d. 1571, Firenze)
Portrait of Francesco I de' Medici1570
Oil on panel, 176 x 129 cm
Museo Civico, Prato
Francesco I is portrayed full-length seated in an armchair, while a sceptre, crown and a female allegorical figure can be seen on a table in the background.
Maso executed this painting in Buontalenti's workshop, where he worked.