Portrait of a Young Man
669 x 1117 • 138 KB
There is debate as to whether this is a self portrait or an image of the artist's brother, Juan. This type of portrait corresponds to a customary model of portraiture in the early seventeen century for private display. The type of collar helps to date this work at 1623.
Owner/Location: Museo Nacional del Prado  (Spain - Madrid)
Dates: 1623
Artist age:Approximately 24 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 55.5 cm (21.85 in.), Width: 38 cm (14.96 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member rocsdad on 17 June 2003.
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