The painting portarys 17 member of a family from the Veneto, ranging from a small child on her's mother lap to the figure of the old man in the foreground representing the patriarchal head of the family. The bonds of blood and affection are highlighted through the gestures connecting different member of the group. The coat of arms has not been identified.


  • Title: Family Portrait (of 17 members)
  • Creator: Cesare Vecellio (attr.)
  • Date Created: 1540/1560
  • Physical Location: Venezia, Museo Correr, inv. Cl. I n. 254
  • Physical Dimensions: 113 x 180 cm
  • Provenance: Bequest Teodoro Correr 1830
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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