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Cristofano Allori Self-Portrait oil painting


Self-Portrait
Painting ID::  26773
Cristofano Allori
Self-Portrait
mk52 1606-10 Oil on canvas 53.5x40.3cm Uffizi,Florence

   
   
     

Cristofano Allori Judith and Holofernes oil painting


Judith and Holofernes
Painting ID::  26774
Cristofano Allori
Judith and Holofernes
mk52 c.1610-12 Oil on canvas 139x116cm Palazzo Pitti,Florence

   
   
     

Cristofano Allori St.John the Baptist in the Desert oil painting


St.John the Baptist in the Desert
Painting ID::  28952
Cristofano Allori
St.John the Baptist in the Desert
mk65 Oil on canvas 69 11/16x62 5/8in Pitti

   
   
     

Cristofano Allori Portrait of a Man in Black oil painting


Portrait of a Man in Black
Painting ID::  29955
Cristofano Allori
Portrait of a Man in Black
mk67 Oil on canvas 21 11/16x12 5/8in Pitti,Palatine Gallery

   
   
     

Cristofano Allori Judith with the Head of Holofernes oil painting


Judith with the Head of Holofernes
Painting ID::  29956
Cristofano Allori
Judith with the Head of Holofernes
mk67 Oil on canvas 54 3/4x45 11/16in Pitti,Palatine Gallery

   
   
     

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     Cristofano Allori
     Italian Baroque Era Painter, 1577-1621 was an Italian portrait painter of the late Florentine Mannerist school. Allori was born at Florence and received his first lessons in painting from his father, Alessandro Allori, but becoming dissatisfied with the hard anatomical drawing and cold coloring of the latter, he entered the studio of Gregorio Pagani (1558-1605) who was one of the leaders of the late Florentine school, which sought to unite the rich coloring of the Venetians with the Florentine attention to drawing. Allori also appears to have worked under Cigoli. His pictures are distinguished by their close adherence to nature and the delicacy and technical perfection of their execution. His technical skill is shown by the fact that several copies he made of Correggio's works were thought to be duplicates by Correggio himself. His extreme fastidiousness limited the number of his works. Several specimens are to be seen at Florence and elsewhere. The finest of his works is his Judith with the Head of Holofernes. It exists in two copies in the Pitti Palace in Florence and in the Queen's Gallery in London.

     Related Artists::.
     | Alessandro Allori | Pablo de San Leocadio | Weerts Jean Joseph |


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