BACICCIO
(b. 1639, Genova, d. 1709, Roma)

Cardinal Leopoldo de' Medici

c. 1667
Oil on canvas, 73 x 60 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

Leopoldo (1617-1675) was one of the great Medici collectors. It is estimated that over his lifetime he acquired 730 paintings, 11.247 drawings, nearly 7.000 medals, and some 800 pieces of Asian porcelain.




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