Description This painting is a copy of a portrait now in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence, long considered a self-portrait of the famous Florentine High Renaissance painter Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) and now recognized as as portrait of Andrea del Sarto's freind and colleague, the sculptor Baccio Bandinelli (1488-1560). Andrea's original portrait can be seen here . The Walters' copy may date later than the 16th century.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902
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