(1494 - 1557) was a Italian painter of the
Renaissance whose work is characteristic of the Florentine Mannerist
Bacchiacca was born
in Borgo San Lorenzo, near Florence. He was also known as Bachiacca
or Bacchiacca, Francesco d'Ubertino Verdi or Francesco Ubertini. He
initially was a craftsman in an atelier of possibly Pietro Perugino.
In 1523, he participated with Franciabigio and Jacopo Pontormo in
the decoration of the camera of Giovanni Benintendi. He mainly
worked in small cabinet pieces, or designs for tapestries.
Sogliani's Deposition, a theme commonly addressed by many Florentine
artists, is addressed in a cartoonish form.
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