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Jacopo Ligozzi, Pesce prete
Jacopo Ligozzi, Priest-fish

Second half of 16th cent.
Black pencil and tempera heightened with gold; 41x28,5 cm
Florence, Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi, 2020 Orn.

This drawing is part of a collection carried out by the painter in Florence at the time of Francesco I. The sheets include animal and vegetal specimens, also exotic, and bear witness to the Medicis’ interest in natural history.