The Tailor ('Il Tagliapanni')

Oil on canvas | 99.5 x 77cm | 1565-70

Giovanni Battista Moroni

This is one of Moroni's most famous paintings. The dress and the style of the painting suggest that he made it late in his career, around 1570.

The cloth merchant or tailor looks up at us, interrupted from his work. His cream and red costume contras...
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