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(Possibly) Giovanni Battista Matteo, Cavaliere di Candia (1810-1883), Villa Salviati, near Florence.
Nicholas Vansittart, 1st Baron Bexley (1766-1851), politician, Foots Cray Place, Kent; Christie's, London, 1 May 1876, lot 238, as 'Morone, Portrait of an Italian Nobleman' (110.5 gns to Eyles).
Miss N. Oswald Smith (1896-1962), Shottesbrooke Park, Maidenhead, Berkshire; Christie's, London, 13 February 1948, lot 35, as 'Moroni, Portrait of a Gentleman of the Medici Family' (63 gns. to Wallraf).
Please note that this lot will be sold without reserve.
THIS LOT IS SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE
European Portraits 1600-1900, in the Art Institute of Chicago, 1978, p. 32, under no. 1.
C. Lloyd, Italian Paintings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1993, pp. 76 and 78-9, nos. 3, 4, and 7, fig. 1.
The Italian Renaissance Masters, exhibition catalogue, Wisconsin, Marquette University, pp. 13 and 15, no. 11.
M. Chappell in the exhibition catalogue L'Ombra del genio: Michelangelo e l'arte a Firenze 1537-1631, ed. M. Chiarini, A.P. Darr and C. Giannini, Florence, Palazzo Strozzi; Chicago, The Art Institute; Detroit, The Detroit Institute of Art, 2002, p. 167, under no. 22.
M. Chappell in The Medici, Michelangelo, and the art of late Renaissance Florence, ed. C. Acidini Luchinat, New Haven and London, 2002, pp. 158-9, under no. 22.
A. Cecchi in the exhibition catalogue Jacopo da Empoli, 1551-1640: pittore d'eleganza e devozione, ed. R.C. Proto Pisani, Empoli, Church of Santo Stefano degli Agostiniani, 2004, p. 240, under no. 59.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Marquette University, The Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Italian Renaissance Masters, 25 January-20 May 2001, no. 10.