Oil/anvas, 46 x 37,5 cm, min. rest. - Expert report: Prof. Giancarlo Sestieri, Rome, Jan. 2011. Stéphane Pinta, Paris, alternatively proposes an attribution to Guy François (1578-1650). - Prov.: Aristocratic collection, South Sweden. - Figure a. history painter, worked in Siena a. Torino, in 1635 he moved to Rom where he soon got the protection of powerfull collectors a. became painter to the court of Francesco Barberini, created a series of paintings for the cardinal Bernardino Spada. - Mus.: Siena. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.