(b. 1527, Puria (Valsolda), d. 1596, Milano)
The Blinding of Polyphemus (detail)1550-51
Sala di Ulisse, Palazzo Poggi, Bologna
In the figure of the giant Polyphemus, whom Odysseus is ramming on the eye with a stake, Tibaldi combines the models of Michelangelo's Adam from the Sistine ceiling and the ancient marble figure of Laocoön.