FERRARI, Luca
(b. 1605, Reggio Emilia, d. 1654, Padova)

Study of a Woman

1650-52
Oil on canvas, 53 x 42 cm
Private collection

The present portrait study of a woman, bust-length, wearing roses in her hair, was executed after the artist's return to Padua and after his frescoes for the Villa Selvatico Emo-Capodilista in Battaglia Terme.