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Moses defending the daughters of Jethro
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Moses defending the daughters of Jethro
[Mos-difende le Figlie di letro]
Oil on canvas
160 x 117 cm  [HxW]
Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze

Born Florence1494, Died Fontainebleau 1540. An Italian painter and draughtsman who was also active in France. He was a major Florentine Mannerist, whose art is both elegant and emotionally intense. He was influential in Rome, Florence and Fontainebleau and became one of a group of Italian artists who pioneered a northern, more secular Mannerism.

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