Portrait of a Bearded Cardinal

Oil on canvas | 64.8 x 53.9cm | c. 1580 and later

Italian, Venetian

We do not know who this man is. Set against a very dark background, only his face can be seen in any detail. The folds of his crimson cardinal's robe are painted in boldly swept lines that may have been intended to look like the style of Tintoretto. ...
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