ROBUSTI, Domenico
(b. 1560, Venezia, d. 1635, Venezia)

Portrait of a Nobleman with his Son

Oil on canvas, 73 x 96 cm
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna

This painting is an affectionate portrayal of a respectful relationship between and son. The book is open at Virgil's Third Eclogue, an ancient pastoral poem praising country life that was also admired in Renaissance Venice.