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15th-century paintings by Antonello da Messina

15th-century paintings by Antonello da Messina
‘Virgin Annunciate’ (1475-76)
15th-century paintings by Antonello da Messina
‘Portrait of a Man’ (c.1470)
15th-century paintings by Antonello da Messina
‘Crucifixion’ (1465)
15th-century paintings by Antonello da Messina
‘Ecce Homo’ (1475)

Wrote Sicilian essayist Leonardo Sciascia on the “Portrait of a Man” by 15th-century Italian painter Antonello da Messina:

“Is he a nobleman or a plebeian? A solicitor or a farmer? A painter, a poet or a killer? He just resembles. That’s all I can say.”

At Milan’s Palazzo Reale (via Finacial Times)

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By Wells Baum

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