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Portrait of Lorenzo Cybo  1523

by Parmigianino

Giorgio Vasari said: [br] [i]”As a result of his fame, Lorenzo Cybo, the captain of the Swiss guard and a very handsome man, chose to have his portrait painted by Francesco; one might say that the artist did not so much portray him as create him of flesh and blood.” [/i] Parmigianino certainly brings to life the blond Italian, whose straight posture and reserved gaze ...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark