I fratelli di Giuseppe chiedono aiuto (c.1515)

Pontormo (1494-1557)

I fratelli di Giuseppe chiedono aiuto (Joseph’s Brothers beg for Help)
c.1515
Oil on wood, 36.3 x 142.5 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)
Supplizio del fornaio
c.1515
National GalleryLondon

 

 

Pontormo (1494-1557)
Giuseppe con Giacobbe in Egitto
probably 1518
National GalleryLondon