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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Parmigianino


Portrait of a Youth
1520s
Oil on wood, 59 x 44 cm
Musee du Louvre, Paris

Parmigianino (1503 – 1540)
A nickname meaning "the little one from Parma" or sometimes "Parmigiano", was a prominent Italian Mannerist painter and printmaker active in Florence, Rome, Bologna, and his native city of Parma.