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Agnolo Bronzino

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Agnolo Bronzino
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Agnolo Bronzino Biography

Bronzino was born on November 17, 1503. What little information is available reveals that he was of modest descent, being the son of butcher from a suburb of Monticelli. Due to his hailing from a lower class, he most likely did not have a surname. His full name was Agnolo di Cosimo di Mariano di Agnolo di Antonio di Agnolo di Toro. His early training took place under the supervision of an unidentified artist, followed shortly afterwards by several years of work with Raffaellino del Garbo (1476-1524). Afterwards Bronzino joined the studio of Pontormo, from whom he learned his distinctive artistic style. Continue..

Agnolo Bronzino 172 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Agnolo Bronzino Bibliography

Bronzino: Painter and Poet at the Court of the Medici by Carlo Falciani, Antonio Natali. Mandragora, 2010.

The Drawings of Bronzino by Carmen C. Bambach, Janet Cox-Rearick, George R. Goldner. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2010.

Bronzino by Maurice Brock. Flammarion, 2002.

Pontormo, Bronzino, and the Medici: The Transformation of the Renaissance Portrait in Florence by Carl Brandon Strehlke. Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, 2004.

Pontormo, Bronzino, and Allori: A Geneaology of Florentine Art by Elizabeth Pilliod. Yale University Press, 2001.

Bronzino: Renaissance Painter as Poet by Deborah Parker. Cambridge University Press, 2000.