London, South Kensington
18 December 1998
Circle of Giovanni Battista Moroni (c.1520/24-1578)
Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, looking upwards, in profile
oil on canvas
17¾ x 13¾ in. (45 x 35 cm.)
In an Italian 17th century carved and gilded cassetta frame.
with J. Goudstikker, Amsterdam.
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A. Venturi, Storia dell' Arte Italiana, Milan, 1901-1940, IX, part 4, p.275 and p.259 illustrated.
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