4 - 5 September 2001
After Tiziano Vecellio, called Titian
The Venus of Urbino
oil on canvas
70.9 x 100.1 cm
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The prototype of circa 1538, on canvas, 165 x 119 cm, is in the Uffizi, Florence (L.Berti, et.al., Gli Uffizi, Catalogo Generale, 1979, p.549, no.P1725, ill.).
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