Francesco de' Rossi, called Francesco Salviati
FLORENCE 1510 - 1563 ROME
CHRIST CARRYING THE CROSS
inscribed on the reverse: Di Giorgio Vasari/ Di Perin del Vaga
oil on panel
42.2 x 39.7 cm.; 16 5/8 x 15 5/8 in.
Salvatore e Francesco Romano, Palazzo Magnani Feroni, Florence;
Their sale, Florence, Sotheby's, 14 October 2009, lot 1075, for €100,000 (as Florentine School, 16th century);
Where acquired by the present owner.
P. Costamagna in C. Falciani and A. Natali (eds), Bronzino, Artist and Poet at the Court of the Medici, exh. cat, Florence, 2010, p. 314, under cat. no. VI.10 (as Salviati).