BORDONE, Paris
(b. 1500, Treviso, d. 1571, Venice)

Portrait of a Bearded Man

1533
Oil on canvas, 98 x 84 cm
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna

The sitter of this portrait earned the painting the title Cavaliere Attacabrighe (Sir Quarrelsome) on account of his self-confident, almost provocative pose and the way he challenges the viewer with his gaze.




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