Iconography
PORTRAITS
Unidentified
Female
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
The sitter has been identified as Costanza di Sommaia, wife of Giovan Battista Doni, thanks to her striking resemblance to one of the female characters - who was recognised by both Vasari and Borghini as Costanza di Sommaia- in Bronzino's later Christ into Limbo (1552)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bronzino, Agnolo (1503-1572)
DATE
1540s
LOCATION
Detroit, Institute of Arts (formerly in Milan, Collection G. Treccani)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Vasari 1568, ed. Milanesi (Sansoni 1906), VII, p. 600 ; Borghini, Il Riposo, 1584, pp.536-537.
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RELATIONS
Detroit Institute of Art online catalogue
Contact
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