BANDINELLI, Baccio
(b. 1493, Firenze, d. 1560, Firenze)

Self-Portrait

c. 1530
Oil on canvas, 147 x 112 cm
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

This self-portrait shows the artist seated in an impressive classical architectural setting and pointing to a drawing of two male nudes, perhaps representing Hercules and Cacus, the subject of one of Bandinelli's most famous sculptures.




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