Artist Birthday 24th May 1494 Pontormo (Italian Painter)

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Artist Birthday 24th May 1494

Pontormo or Jacopo Carucci was born in Empali Italy on 24th May 1494

He was a mannerist painter of the Florentine School and privileged enough to spend time with many master painters including Leonardo da Vinci.

In 2002 his painting portrait of a Halberdier was the most expensive painting by one of the masters.

Pontormo died in Florence Italy on 2nd January 1557

 

Pontormo  Pontormo portrait

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