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Pontormo - Portrait of Alessandro de' Medici.

c.1534-1535. Oil on wood. 97 x 79 cm. Private collection. More.

Pontormo. Portrait of Alessandro de' Medici.
Alessandro de’ Medici was the first Medici Duke and an unpopular political figure at the time. In this portrait he is wearing black as a sign of mourning for the recently-deceased Pope Clement VII (died 25 September 1534), who was allegedly his father

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