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Pontormo. Portrait of Cosimo de' Medici Il Vecchio. 1518-1519. Oil on wood. 86 x 65 cm. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]

Pontormo. Portrait of Cosimo de' Medici Il Vecchio.
Cosimo de’ Medici ( 1389 - 1464) was a prominent ancestor of the Medici family, under whose reign the dynasty reached its peak as both an economic and a political power. He sponsored the Platonic Academy in Florence and was a great admirer, patron and promoter of Donatello, Brunelleschi, Fra Angelico and numerous other painters and sculptors, which established the Medici’s reputation as patrons of Renaissance art in Florence

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