Leandro Bassano, ‘Portrait of a Gentleman with a Sculpture’, ca. 1595, Robilant + Voena

Palermo, Albergo delle Povere, La ricerca dell’identità. Da Antonello a de Chirico, November 2003 – February 2004, n. 12;
Mantua, Palazzo Te, Natura e Maniera. Le Ceneri violette di Giorgione tra Tiziano e Caravaggio, September 2004 – January 2005, n. 117;
Naples, Museo di Capodimonte, Tiziano e il ritratto di corte da Raffaello ai Carracci, March – May 2006, n. C 7;
New York, Robilant+Voena at Sperone Westwater, Portraits / Self-portraits, from the 16th to the 21st Century, 12 January - 25 February 2012.

F. Pedrocco in Natura e Maniera. Le Ceneri violette di Giorgione tra Tiziano e Caravaggio, catalogue of the exhibition edited by V. Sgarbi, pp. 328 -329; M. C. Dossi in Tiziano e il ritratto di corte da Raffaello ai Carracci, catalogue of the exhbition edited by N. Spinosa, Naples 2006, pp. 188- 189;
M. Sclosa, Vedute possibili: finestre paesaggistiche nella ritrattistica di Leandro Bassano e Domenico Tintoretto, in “Paragone” 2010, pp. 33- 52;
G. Sperone and M. Voena (ed), Portraits / Self-portraits, from the 16th to the 21st Century, exhibition catalogue, Sperone Westwater, New York 2012, pp 34-35
Note: The painting has been included in the Ph. D. dissertation on the subject “Sculptures in Venetian XVI Century Portraits” of Novella Macola who will publish it in a forthcoming essay.

Carlo Orsi, Milan;
Koelliker collection, Milan.

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