GIOVANNI BATTISTA DI JACOPO ROSSO, CALLED ROSSO FIORENTINO (FLORENCE 1494 - 1540 FONTAINEBLEAU). PUTTI EMBRACING, oil on panel, a fragment, 15 1/8 by 12 7/8 in.; 38.5 by 32.6 cm.
Rosso Fiorentino, Mars and Venus, pen and black ink; white wash, c. 1530, Louvre
.:. The feet of dead Christ in a dramatic Pietà by Rosso Fiorentino. Mary Magdalene, in a beautiful drapey costume with buttons holding the sleeves, caresses the lifeless feet. His whole body seems to be falling down in this picture, rather than being held up.