The Met spices up the reinstallation of its Old Masters collection with this portrait by Velázquez, making its American debut thanks to a three-month loan. This image of the Duke of Modena cutting a dashing figure in armor accessorized with a red sash is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of Baroque portraiture.
"Velázquez's Portrait of Duke Francesco I d'Este: A Masterpiece from the Galleria Estense, Modena"
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