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Portrait of Livio Odescalchi
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Portrait of Livio Odescalchi


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Description Livio Odescalchi (1655-1713) was one of the most prominent figures in Rome during his lifetime. He was the nephew of Pope Innocent XI and a great collector of Roman antiquities. This portrait was engraved about 1677, with the addition of an elaborate frame, by Pietro Aquila. Born in Flanders, Voet was one of the many Flemish painters who made their fortune in Rome, in Voet's case, as a portraitist of the wealthy. For more information on this portrait, please see Federico Zeri's 1976 catalogue no. 329, pp. 455-456.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969Examinationexamined for condition
4/22/1976Examinationexamined for condition
9/21/1998Examinationexamined for condition; examined for loan
9/24/1998Examinationexamined for condition
2/01/1999Treatmentcoated; filled; inpainted; reconstructed; surface cleaned; varnish removed or reduced
Exhibitions
  • Ambiente Barocco: Life and the Arts in the Baroque Palaces of Rome. The Bard Graduate Center, New York; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City. 1999.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome, prior to 1897 [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [1897 catalogue: no. 668, as Frans Hals]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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Period
1676-1677 (Baroque)
Medium
oil on canvas
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.371
Measurements
H: 29 1/2 x W: 23 13/16 in. (75 x 60.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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