FETTI, Domenico
(b. ca. 1589, Roma, d. 1623, Venezia)

Portrait of an Actor

Oil on canvas, 105,5 x 81 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

The identity of the sitter is not known. There several assumptions none of them proven: Giovanni Gabrielli (an actor in Mantua); Don Quijote; Duke Ferdinando Gonzaga; Tristano Martinelli (a clown), Claudio Monteverdi (composer).

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