COSTA, Lorenzo the Elder
(b. ca. 1460, Ferrara, d. 1535, Mantova)

Portrait of a Woman

Oil and tempera on canvas, 57 x 44 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

The subject of this portrait may have been Emilia Pia da Montefeltro (1741-1528), an educated member of the Urbino aristocracy.

Until 1908 the painting was attributed to Raphael.

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