Study of man reading
We thank Professor Andrea Emiliani, specialist of the artist, who confirms the authenticity of this study, putting it in relation with the figure of the apostle in meditation in the composition of "The Institution of the Eucharist" painted for Pope Clement VIII Aldobrandini inside Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome. The specialist has just published this painting in "La finestra di Federico Barocci", Accademia Clementina, Bologna 2016, p 118, (illustrated).
from: Collection of Cardinal Antonio Barberini. Inventory of 1671: "130 - A quadro di p.mi 3 ½ inc.a ..."
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