Venetian School, late 16th Century Portrait of a bearded gentleman, 74.3 x 64.5 cm. (29¼ x 25 3/8 in
Lot 54
Venetian School, late 16th Century Portrait of a bearded gentleman, 74.3 x 64.5 cm. (29¼ x 25 3/8 in.)
Sold for £10,800 (US$ 18,186) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Venetian School, late 16th Century
Portrait of a bearded gentleman, bust-length, in black costume with a white collar, inscribed with a cartouche decorated with a star and crescent moon
inscribed and dated 'IOCV*TEN HOD/VXOW WCOVICHOV/1576 0*/ANNO AETATO/SVAE LXXX.' (upper right)
oil on canvas
74.3 x 64.5 cm. (29¼ x 25 3/8 in.)

Footnotes

  • It has been suggested that the inscription and the cartouche may refer to Saint Hesychius of Jerusalem (died 433).
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