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17th century Florentine painter, Portrait of Galileo Galilei


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.