Latest news


Evidence of pentimenti have been found in the painting.

Pigment Analysis

The report will be available in June, 2024. Research article will be available in June, 2024.


Surface restoration is underway.

Layer Structure

Cross section analysis, report will be available in July, 2024.

The Next Steps

Paint media: Analysis of paint samples to try to determine what binding medium has been used. Provenance: Searching archives in the UK to track previous owners.

Roman emperor Domitian, Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Tizian, Tiziano Vecellio, Roman emperors, Eleven Caesars, Undici Cesari, Domitianus, Isabella d’Este, Federico II Gonzaga, Mantova, Mantua, Italy, Francis I, Amboise France, Charles I England.