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The Holy Family:Composite infrared image
The Holy Family:Composite infrared image
Romano had at first planned a coffered ceiling in the right backround, an architectural element commonly found in his paintings. The infrared image reveals just how highly finished the architecture was before Romano replaced it with a landscape.


Giulio Romano (Giulio Pippi)
Italian, Rome, about 1520 - 1523
Oil (possibly mixed with tempera) on panel
30 5/8 x 24 3/8 in.
95.PB.64