4 June 2014
Circle of Giovanni Battista Moroni (Albino ?1520/24-1578)
Portrait of a man, three-quarter length, holding the hilt of a sword
oil on panel
37¾ x 27½ in. (95.8 x 69.8 cm.)
Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence, and by descent to his son Augusto Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence, from whom acquired in the 1970s by the present owner.
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