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Portrait of Baccio Bandinelli
  • Nicolò della Casa
    active 1543–1547
    born: France
  • Portrait of Baccio Bandinelli, circa 1543–1547
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 415 x 308 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 467 x 341 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 16 5/16 x 12 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 3/8 x 13 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Elizabeth M. Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1960.0040

A large male figure dominates the center of the composition with nude statues on either side of him. His left arm is around a statue and a lion sits at his feet. Five small statues of torsos with the extremeties broken off, litter the foreground.