A Seated Man Declaiming from a Book

School of Baccio Bandinelli Italian

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The artist probably drew this sketch of a seated man holding a book, portrayed in a rather natural pose, from a live model—perhaps using another artist or studio assistant, as was common in Florentine workshops at the time. The drawing was likely produced by a pupil of Baccio Bandinelli, a sculptor for the Medici family, whose numerous drawings are frequently confused with those of his followers.

A Seated Man Declaiming from a Book, School of Baccio Bandinelli (Italian, Gaiole in Chianti 1493–1560 Florence), Pen and brown ink

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