CRESPI, Giuseppe Maria
(b. 1665, Bologna, d. 1747, Bologna)

Count Fulvio Grati

Oil on canvas, 228 x 153 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

This theatrical portrait is a good example of Crespi's work, demonstrating his preference for strong contrasts of light and tonal effects as well as his inclusion of incidental detail.