^Sleptzoff, L. M. Men or supermen?: The Italian portrait in the fifteenth century. Magnes Press. 1978: 68. OCLC4331192. "Cf. E. Steinmann, Ghirlandaio, Leipzig, 1897, pp. 18-21, and pl. 10 and 13, who recognizes, among the members of the Florentine colony in Rome, Argyropoulos and Giovanni Tornabuoni. 88. See Steinmann, op. tit., p. 40 ff."
^Burnell, Frederic Spencer. Rome. Longmans, Green & co. 1930: 217. OCLC7141638. "We may perhaps recognize, in the group on the right, the bearded head of the famous Greek scholar, Argyropoulos, and, immediately to the left, the wealthy banker, Giovanni Tornabuoni"
^Marle, Raimond van; Marle, Charlotte van. The development of the Italian schools of painting, Volume 13. M. Nijhoff. 1923: 30. OCLC162830458. "Among the portraits Herr Steinmann has succeeded in recognizing the Greek, Jean Argyropoulos, commentator of Aristotle, who is the old man with a long beard, the papal treasurer, Giovanni Tornabuoni ... he is the clean-shaven man to the right of Argyropoulos while the oldest of the three boys might be Lorenzo, the son of Giovanni Tornabuoni."
^Davies, Gerald Stanley. Ghirlandaio. Methuen and co. 1909: 53. OCLC192133437. "Next to him a greybearded man with a flat hat, seen only head and shoulders, is with tolerable certainty recognised as the Greek humanist, Johannes Argyropulos, the translator into Italian of Aristotle. He had been invited by Cosimo dei Medici"
^Masters, Roger D. Fortune Is a River: Leonardo Da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli's Magnificent Dream to Change the Course of Florentine History. Plume. 1999: 55. ISBN0-452-28090-7. "Cosimo was also a lover and exalter of literary men; he therefore brought Argyropoulos to Florence, a man of Greek birth and very learned for those times, so that Florentine youth might learn from him"
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