Lot 0019 - Online catalogue - Old Master Paintings Tue, 9 April 2019, 3 PM

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Circle of  Giovanni Battista Moroni (Lot 0019), 127th Auction zoom

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Circle of Giovanni Battista Moroni

Portrait of Tomaso Bresani, protonotary apostolic and abbot in Bergamo
estimate € 12,000 - 18,000

Circle of Giovanni Battista Moroni

(Albino 1520/24 - 1578 ?)
Portrait of Tomaso Bresani, protonotary apostolic and abbot in Bergamo, 1571
oil on canvas; 80 x 65 cm
inscribed and dated on the lower left on the letter:
Al molto Magnifico te Benevolo ... / Tomaso Bresani Protonotario / Apostolico et Abbate dignissimo Bergamo / anno 1571 annorum 74
Provenance
private property, Switzerland
Certificate by Prof. Fiocco, Padua, 09th February 1964, as Giovanni Battista Moroni, is enclosed.
Oral statement of Dr. Rossi, Director of the Accademia Carrara in Bergamo, to the owner with an attribution to Gianbattista Moneta (born 1530 in Bergamo and student of Moroni).