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Artist Chinese brother Emmanuel Pereira (born Yu Wen-hui)
Title Matteo Ricci
Date 1610
Jesuit house
English: Matteo Ricci "Painted in 1610 by the Chinese brother Emmanuel Pereira (born Yu Wen-hui), who had learned his art from the Italian Jesuit, Giovanni Nicolao. The age is incorrect: Ricci died during his fifty-eighth year. [...] The portrait was taken to Rome in 1616 and displayed at the Jesuit house together with paintings of Ignatius of Loyola and Francis Xavier. It still hangs there." Information quoted from
中文: 该画像为利玛窦死后不久在北京所画。后由金尼阁带回罗马。现保存于罗马的耶稣会总部Chiesa di Gesu大教堂。图中利玛窦身穿中国士人的服装,金尼阁解释为“中国博士”的服饰。
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English: Portrait of Matteo Ricci, the first Catholic missionary to China during Ming dynasty
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