Circle of Paolo Caliari, called Il Veronese
PORTRAIT OF FRANCESCO ROVELLUS OF BERGAMO, THREE-QUARTER LENGTH
Baron Detlev von Hadeln;
Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London;
By whom given to the North Carolina Museum of Art in 1959, in memory of W.R. Valentiner (G.59.11.1);
By whom deaccessioned and sold, New York, Sotheby's, 28 January 1999, lot 372 (as Circle of Veronese);
There acquired by the present owner.
Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art, In Memory of William R. Valentiner 1880-1958: Masterpieces of Art, April 6-May 17, 1959, p. 29, cat. no. 40 (as attributed to Paolo Veronese).
B.B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections, 1972, pp. 40, 627 (as Follower of Veronese).