Pontormo

(redirected from Jacopo da Pontormo)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Pontormo

(Italian ponˈtormo)
n
(Biography) Jacopo da (ˈjaːkopo da). original name Jacopo Carrucci. 1494–1556, Italian mannerist painter
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In the mid-sixteenth century, Jacopo da Pontormo, the lunatic Florentine painter, could claim that while God needed three dimensions to create nature, painters only needed two to re- create it; which, he concluded, "is truly a miraculous, divine artifice.
Jacopo da Pontormo, letter dated February 18, 1546, in Varchi, Due lezzioni di M.
In place of a Severini came one of her greatest treasures, a powerful and emotionally charged Virgin and Child of around 1518 by Jacopo da Pontormo (1494-1557), the leading and most original painter of his day in Florence (Fig.