Bindo Altoviti
Raphael
Bindo Altoviti
Raphael (Italian, High Renaissance, 1483-1520): Bindo Altoviti, c. 1515. Oil on panel, 23-1/2 x 17-1/4 inches (59.7 x 43.8 cm). National Gallery of Art, Samuel H. Kress Collection, Washington, D.C., USA.



Raphael, Michelangelo, and Leonardo da Vinci are considered "the great trinity of master painters of the High Renaissance period."



"Bindo Altoviti was a rich banker born in Rome in 1491, but of Florentine origin. He was a cultured man who loved the arts."

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