Giuseppe con Giacobbe in Egitto (1518)

Pontormo (1494-1557)

Giuseppe con Giacobbe in Egitto (Joseph with Jacob in Egypt)
probably 1518
Oil on wood, 96.5 x 109.5 cm
National GalleryLondon

This painting was commissioned to celebrate the marriage of Pierfrancesco Borgherini to Margherita Accaiuoli in 1515. It formed part of a series that decorated their bedroom in the Borgherini palace in Florence.

Scenes from the Story of Joseph:

Pontormo (1494-1557)
Giuseppe venduto a Putifarre
c.1515
National GalleryLondon

 

 

Pontormo (1494-1557)
I fratelli di Giuseppe chiedono aiuto
c.1515
National GalleryLondon

 

 

Pontormo (1494-1557)
Supplizio del fornaio
c.1515
National GalleryLondon