Cosimo I de' Medici (1519–1574)

Artist: Workshop of Bronzino (Italian, Monticelli 1503–1572 Florence)

Medium: Oil on wood

Dimensions: 37 3/4 x 27 3/4 in. (95.9 x 70.5 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1908

Accession Number: 08.262

Description

Robert Simon (1983) lists twenty-eight versions of this composition, attributing the various examples to Bronzino, his workshop, and anonymous copyists. Since Simon's publication, art historians have generally concluded that the Florence and Sydney versions are autograph.

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