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Francesco d'Ubertino Verdi, or il Bacchiacca, was an Italian Renaissance painter. His work is typical of Florentine Mannerism style. He is best known for his portraits. His portraits often feature a king, a queen, or a religious figure. However, the term "bacchiacca" can refer to any of his works. His most famous painting, 'The Squire' (c. 1510), is a representation of a woman seated on a bench.

After studying with Perugino, Bacchiacca began developing his own eclectic style. His paintings absorbed the styles of Mannerism, the playful bending of Renaissance rules. His early works are best known for the unusual color combinations and small panel paintings. He also collaborated with Jacopo Pontormo on painted bedroom decorations. In his later years, his style shifted toward more crowded surfaces and a more subjective sense of space.

In the 1540s, Bacchiacca joined the court of the Duke Cosimo I de' Medici. His talents were quickly recognized and he gained a reputation as a master of small cabinetry. He was soon collaborating with several other Florentine painters. He also began to produce large-scale works, including some of his most famous, such as the Beheading of St. John the Baptist.

Bachiacca's career was characterized by a steady stream of work. He was an important Florentine artist and his work is representative of the Mannerist style. He was the peer of most of the famous Florentine artists of his age. His works included Bronzino, Tribolo, Benvenuto Cellini, and Baccio Bandinelli. All of these painters were his contemporary artists, and were highly influential in their respective fields.

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