Portrait of Maffeo Barberini
|Portrait of Maffeo Barberini|
|Italian: Ritratto di Maffeo Barberini|
|Medium||Oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||124 cm × 90 cm (49 in × 35 in)|
It is held in a private collection in Florence.
Barberini, 30 years old and from the eminent Florentine Barberini family, was a rapidly rising Church prelate, a friend of Caravaggio's patron Cardinal Francesco Maria Del Monte, and himself a poet and patron of the arts.
- Creighton Gilbert. Caravaggio and his two cardinals. Penn State Press, 1995. ISBN 0271013125