The painting shows Piero de' Medici - son of Cosimo the Elder and father of Lorenzo the Magnificent - a refined humanist and an excellent politician, though soon affected by the disease of gout. Photo: Simone Lampredi


  • Title: Piero de' Medici called the Gouty
  • Date Created: 1556/1558
  • painter: Giorgio Vasari
  • Theme: portrait
  • Physical Dimensions: w55 x h55 cm (Complete)
  • Period: Mannerism
  • Original title: Piero de' Medici detto il Gottoso
  • Type: fresco painting
  • Rights: Comune di Firenze, Comune di Firenze

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