New York, Park Avenue
23 May 1997
Pietro Muttoni, called Pietro della Vecchia* (1605-1678)
A Man, bust length, holding a Book
oil on canvas
63 x 58¾in. (160 x 149.2cm.)
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There are additional strips of 2in. and 3½in. along the top and bottom edges respectively.
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