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Giovanni Borgherini and His Tutor

The painting depicts a youth (Giovanni) and a man who is the tutor. The youth is dressed richly. The Tutor is holding an armillary sphere and a scroll that has some writings on it. The man is instructing the youth on how to hold the armillary sphere.

Attributed to Giorgione, Giovanni Borgherini and His Tutor, c. 1505, oil on canvas, Collection of the National Gallery of Art

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