METALLI-STRESA, Commendatore Alessandro

Present Whereabouts Unknown.

Neue Zurcher Zeitung, Switzerland, March 18, 1887.
Intelligenz Blatt, Bern, Switzerland, March 20, 1887.
Urner Volksblatt, Altdorf, Switzerland, March 26, 1887.
Amerikanische Schweizerzeitung, April 23, 1887.


Possibly painted in Rome in 1883 at the same time as Pope Leo XIII and Cardinal Hergenrother. The sitter’s address, written on a scrap of paper (artist’s papers), is given as Via Nazionale 5, Roma. He may have been Head of the Italian Post Office and a friend of the artist’s father.