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Portrait of Gian Gerolamo Albani
 
16th Century
MORONI
Portrait of Gian Gerolamo Albani
[Ritratto di Gian Gerolamo Albani]
c.1570
Oil on canvas
110.3 x 77 cm  [HxW]
Umberto Miceli, Milano
 

Born in Albino near Bergamo, Moroni was noted for his fine portraits of a noble clientele. Veins can be seen in the ageing transparent skin on the hands of this nobleman who wears an insignia bestowed by the Republic of Venice around his neck.

 
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