Portrait of Niccolo Ardinghelli.
c.1540-1543. Oil on wood. 102 x 97 cm. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA. Read Note.
Niccolo Ardinghelli was canon of the church of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence. He and Pontormo found a mutual friend in the writer Benedetto Varchi, through whom them supposedly became acquainted. This portrait is said to be the last surviving painting by Pontormo