MORONI, Giovanni Battista
(b. 1525, Albino, d. 1578, Bergamo)

Portrait of a Man

Oil on canvas, 37,5 x 50 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

The inscription below is NOSCE TE APHTON (Recognize yourself). Formerly it was attributed to Tiitan as a portrait of Aretino due to an erraneous reading of the last word of the inscription (Areton instead of Aphton).