Description Portrait busts of dignitaries sculpted in the antique style--wearing a Roman toga rather than 16th-century fashions--were popular in Venice and Northern Italy as they were in Rome. This fine bust was previously attributed to the Venetian sculptor Alessandro Vittorio (1525-1608).
Provenance Raoul Heilbronner, Paris, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909
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