Attributed to Giovanni Battista Moroni. Sixteenth century. Portrait of a Man. Oil on canvas. This rare Italian portrait second third of the sixteenth century (1565) depicts a man three-quarters face standing in front of a column. The right hand towards the ground and the left hand on the hip. He is dressed in a dark kit and coat, topped with a white collar and hemmed sleeves. A gold chain is girding his size. In this portrait, the striking look, exudes a haughty attitude and refined.
Dimensions: 93 x 75 cm for - 115 x 98 cm with the frame.
Status: relining old, partial restorations on green fund and costume. Cassetta wooden frame moldings black and gold in recent taste of the sixteenth century.
Giovanni Battista Moroni (Albino, 1528 Bergamo - Bergamo 1578) architect Son is formed in the workshop of Alessandro Bonvicino told Il Moretto da Brescia. The sense of reality prevailing in his painting, Moroni makes one of the best representatives of the Lombard poetic naturalism. It shows first of its now many religious compositions in the churches of Bergamo. But it was as a portraitist he acquires immense fame. Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) himself praised from Venetian governors residing in Bergamo. His portraits, intimate and narrative focus, have a special charm. Thanks to its mastery, sometimes a fusion of background and subject, making a singularly harmonious pictorial atmosphere. Some of his works seem to borrow Titian ample composition ceremonial portraits.