The Resurrected One
Head of Christ by Vincenzo Foppa (between 1427 and 1416)
Milan, Brera Art Gallery
Photo © Thomas Spalinger
Size approximately 19 x 13 inches
About the Artist
Vincenzo Foppa (between 1427–1516) was an Italian painter from the Renaissance period. While few of his works survive, he was an esteemed and influential painter during his time and is considered the preeminent leader of the Early Lombard School. He spent his career working for the Sforza family, Dukes of Milan, in Pavia, as well as various other patrons throughout Lombardy and Liguria. He lived and worked in his native Brescia during his later years.