Commissioned from Rosso Fiorentino and executed in 1518, this altarpiece known as Pala dello Spedalingo was originally scorned by its patron because in the strange, bizarre and frowning figures of the composition, he saw a painter's attempt to laught at him. So, he refused to pay the artist. Today, it is proudly displayed at the Uffizi instead.
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Enthroned Madonna and Child with four saints
Giovanni Battista di Jacopo, known as Rosso Fiorentino (Florence 1495 – Paris 1540)
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