Perseus Freeing Andromeda
The painting is mentioned in 1568 by Giorgio Vasari, who states that it was commissioned by Filippo Strozzi the Elder, and gifted by Giovanni Battista Strozzi to a member of Cosimo I de' Medici's personnel.
The work shows the mythological hero Perseus killing the monster who had entrapped Andromeda. Piero gave a great deal of attention to the background, perhaps inspired to the contemporary Flemish school: details include the two characters with a turban on the left, the very detailed painting of the water on the shore, and the fantastic musical instruments.
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- Fossi, 202
- Fossi, Gloria (2001). Galleria degli Uffizi - Arte storia collezioni. Giunti. p. 202.