(b. ca. 1460, Milano, d. 1525, Pavia)

Charles d'Amboise

c. 1507
Oil on canvas, 75 x 52 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Andrea Solario was influenced first by the Venetian painters, then in Milan by Leonardo. He worked for two years for Cardinal d'Amboise in France. This portrait was executed in Milan, the sitter is the nephew of the Cardinal who was the governor of Milan.

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