Mantegna's self portrait in the 'Camera degli Sposi'

Did you know? A self portrait of Mantegna is hidden in the frescoes of the Camera degli Sposi (a.k.a. Camera Picta and Bridal Chamber)... the painter had been paied to portray the Gonzaga family, but he was not able to resist the temptation to portray also himself in his stunning masterpiece. So he decided to hide his own portrait in one of the painted trompe-l'oeil friezes on the pillars... when visiting the Camera degli Sposi don't miss this detail!
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