Husband and Wife
Oil on canvas, 98 x 118 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
by Lorenzo Lotto - Italian painter, Venetian school (b. ca. 1480, Venezia, d. 1556, Loreto)
The inscription 'Homo nunquam' held by the husband is reference to the matrimonial fidelity.
Saschiz (German: Keisd) Bellini rug fragment, Transylvania, Mureş County, Romania
Re-entrant Islamic prayer rug, Anatolia, late 15th to early 16th century.
'Bellini' carpet, XVI century, Ushak, Turkey (Western Anatolia), Ottoman Empire. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (inv. no 22.100.114)