'Self-portrait with a look of wonderment' by Pietro Bellotti acquired by the Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice

October 30, 2017

The Gallerie dell’Accademia in Venice recently acquired the Self-portrait with a look of wonderment by Pietro Bellotti. The painting was a part of the Luigi Koelliker Collection in Milan, and is documented in G.G. Nicolini, Le ombre del Pennello glorioso del molt'Illustre Signor Pietro Bellotti eccellentissimo pittore, Venice: 1659, pp.103-127; L. Anelli, Pietro Bellotti 1625/1700, Brescia: 1996, pp. 119-123 e 382, ill. 102; F. Moro, L'Anima e il Volto.Ritratto e fisiognomica da Leonardo a Bacon, Milan, 1998, p. 288.