The Gathering of Manna by Bacchiacca was created in 1540 – 1555. The painting is in National Gallery of Washington D.C. The size of the work is 111,8 x 95,3 cm and is made as an oil on panel.
About the Artist: Italian Renaissance period, mannerist Painter Francesco Bacchiacca was born in Florence in 1494. He took his first training from Perugino. Initially, Pontomo and Rosso Fiorentino followed the artistic line. He worked with Perugino towards Mannerism and was influenced by him. He stayed in Rome for a while. In 1540, he returned to Florence and worked for Cosimos I. Medici. Not dependent on a single style. For example, the mother and father figures in ’Adam and Eve with their Children’ painting are from Perugino’s ‘Apollo… Read more