A Pearl Diver by Alessandro Allori was created in c. 1570. The drawing is in National Gallery of Art Washington D.C. The size of the work is 30,2 x 21 cm and is made as an black chalk on laid paper.
About the Artist: Italian portrait painter of the late Mannerist Florentine school Alessandro Allori was born in Florence. He trained in art by a close friend, the mannerist painter Agnolo Bronzino. Allori is the last of the line of prominent Florentine painters, of generally undiluted Tuscan artistic heritage. Subsequent generations in the city would be strongly influenced by the tide of Baroque styles pre-eminent in other parts of Italy… Read more