Agnolo Bronzino

1503 Born near Florence.

1520’s Works with the Florentine Mannerist Pontormo on a number of commissions in and around Florence.

1530 Works in Pesaro.

1532 Returns to Florence where he paints a number of altarpieces

1537 Bronzino becomes a member of the Compagnia di S Luca, the artists’ guild.

1539 Becomes court painter to Cosimo I, Duke of Florence, a post which he kept until his death. As well as executing portraits and frescos he also designed tapestries and wrote poetry.

1572 Dies in Florence.


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Agnolo Bronzino - Selected Works

1530 Allegorical Portrait of Dante, Washington DC, National Gallery of Art

1530 Pietà, Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi

1528-32 Portrait of a Lady in Green, Windsor, Royal Collection

1535 Ugolino Martelli, Berlin, Staatliche Museen

c1540 Portrait of a Young Man, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art

1535-40 Adoration of the Shepherds, Budapest, Museum of Fine Arts

1543 Eleonora di Toledo, Prague, National Gallery

1541-5 Portrait of Bartolomeo Panciatichi, Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi

1541-5 Portrait of Lucrezia Panciatichi, Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi

c1545-46 Holy Family with SS Anne and the Young John the Baptist, Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum

c1540-50 An Allegory with Venus and Cupid, London, National Gallery

1550 Eleanora of Toledo and her Son, Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi

1550-55 Portrait of Lodovico Capponi, New York, Frick Collection

c1553-5 Venus, Cupid and Satyr, Rome, Galleria Colonna

Agnolo Bronzino - Featured Paintings

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