CASTELLI, Bernardino
(b. 1750, Treviso, d. 1810, Venezia)

Portrait of the Nobleman Francesco Falier

1786
Oil on canvas
Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Ca' Rezzonico, Venice

The painting portrays the nobleman Francesco Falier dressed as procuratore da Mar. It is signed by the Venetian portraitist Bernardino Castelli and probably painted in 1786, the year Falier was elected to the high office of which he displays the insignia.