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Title

Six Tuscan Poets

Artist

Giorgio Vasari

Date

1544

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G330
Six Tuscan Poets, Giorgio Vasari
Six Tuscan Poets: Gallery Label - Current
: Giorgio Vasari's Portrait of Six Tuscan Poets
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on panel
Size: 52 x 51 5/8 in. (132.08 x 131.13 cm) (canvas)62 1/8 x 61 5/8 x 4 3/4 in. (157.8 x 156.53 x 12.07 cm) (outer frame)180 lb. (81.6 kg)
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Florence
Culture: Europe, Italy
Style: 16th century
Physical Description: Group portrait of six Italian writers and poets: Dante Alighieri, Francesco Petrarch, Guido Cavalcanti, Giovanni Boccaccio, Cino da Pistoia, and Guittone d'Arezzo.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 71.24
Artist: Giorgio Vasari, Italian (Florence), 1511 - 1574
Role: Artist
Nationality: Italian (Florence)
Life Dates: Italian (Florence), 1511 - 1574
Added to Site: February 28, 2009