Bacchiaca, Il or Bachiacca; real name: Francesco Ubertini Verdi
Italian, 16th century, male.
Born 1 March 1494 or or, in Florence; died 5 October 1557, in Florence.
Painter, draughtsman, decorative designer. Religious subjects, portraits. Designs for tapestries.
Il Bacchiaca studied first under Perugino, then Franciabigio and finally under Andrea del Sarto. It was the latter - as much a friend as a teacher - who influenced the artist most. Bacchiaca worked mainly as a decorative artist. In ...