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Ippolito Leoni, Portrait of Ottavio Mario Leoni, date unknown, oil on canvas. © Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, Rome

Ottavio Mario Leoni

Ottavii Leonis, Ottavio Leone, Octavio Leoni, Octavianus Leonus, Octavius Leonus, Cavaliero Paduano, Ottavio Leonio, Octavius Leonius, Eques Paduanus, Ottavio Leoni, Oct.s Leonus, Cavaliero Padovano, Octavio Leone, Octavio Le[on]io, Octavio Padoano, Cavalier Padovano

Role(s): Appraiser, Artist, Donor, Prince

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Barnes, Susan J. "The Uomini Illustri, Humanist Culture, and the Development of a Portrait Tradition in Early Seventeenth-Century Italy." In Cultural Differentiation and Cultural Identity in the Visual Arts, ed. Susan J. Barnes and Walter S. Melion, 81–92. National Gallery of Art, Studies in the History of Art, vol. 27. Washington, 1989. 

De Michel-Ange à Géricault: Dessins de la donation Armand-Valton, 2d ed. Exh. cat., École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts. Paris, 1982. 

Longhi, Roberto. "Volti della Roma caravaggesca." Paragone, Arte, 2, no. 21 (1951): 35–39. 

Lukatis, Christiane, and Ottomeyer, Hans. Mit Pinsel, Feder und Stift: Meisterzeichnungen der Graphischen Sammlung. Exh. cat., Staatlichen Museen Kassel. Kassel, 2000.   

Sani, Bernardina. La fatica virtuosa di Ottavio Leoni. Turin, 2005. 

Spike, John T. "Ottavio Leoni's Portraits alla macchia." In Baroque Portraiture in Italy: Works from North American Collections, 12–19. Exh. cat., The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Sarasota, 1985. 

Thieme, Ulrich, and Felix Becker. Gesamtregister: Register zum Allgemeinen Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart und zum Allgemeinen Lexikon der bildenden Künstler des 20. Jahrhunderts, s.v. “Leoni, Ottavio." Munich, 1996. 

Thomas, T. H. "Ottavio Leoni—A Forgotten Portraitist." Print Collector's Quarterly 6 (1916): 322–370, 371–373.   

Tordella, Piera Giovanna. Ottavio Leoni e la ritrattistica disegno protobarocca. Florence, 2011.