Art and Faith, Too

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Antonello da Messina (Antonello di Giovanni di Antonio). A Portrait of a Man. 1470

Filed under: 15th Century,Fine Art,Human Study,Italian,Portrait — 01varvara @ 00.00

A Portrait of a Man

Antonello da Messina (Antonello di Giovanni di Antonio)

1470

What comes through in Messina’s portraiture is its liveliness… you can almost swear that you saw them on the street last week… if you needed proof that mankind has changed not one whit… here it is.

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