17th century Florentine painter
Portrait of Galileo Galilei, 1640-1645
Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi, inv. 1890, n. 5432 (on deposit at the Domus Galilaeana, Pisa)
Galileo is shown seated, with a telescope. The ring on his finger points to his membership of the Accademia dei Lincei in Rome, founded by Prince Federico Cesi.