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Galileo and Viviani
    • Setting:
      Room VII
    • Author:
      Tito Lessi
    • Date:
      1892
    • Materials:
      oil on board
    • Dimensions:
      410x410 mm
    • Inventory:
      Dep. OAA, Firenze
    • Galileo and Viviani (Dep. OAA, Firenze)

Tito Lessi's painting shows Galileo in old age with Vincenzo Viviani. After his condemnation in 1633, Galileo was confined to the villa Il Gioiello in Arcetri, where Viviani assisted him from 1639 until his death in 1642.