Galileo

Made:
1884 in Europe
maker:
Justus Sustermans
artist:
Anne Susan Zileri

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Painting. [Galileo Galilei] / by A. Susan Zileri (fl. 1884-1934), 1884. Oil on canvas; 61.5x51cm in curly wood and gilt frame, 86.2x76x5.5cm. Copy of a portrait of Galileo by Justus Sustermans, 1635, in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence. Inscribed on canvas verso: Copied by AS Zileri November 1884. Frame copied from original Florentine carving. Portrait, HS looking L.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1931-797
Materials:
gold plated (gilded), oil paint on canvas, wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
frame: 862 mm x 765 mm x 55 mm,
image: 615 mm x 510 mm
type:
portrait
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
  • visual and verbal communication

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