Portrait of a Youth
Sandro Botticelli - 1482-1483
801 x 1049 • 114 KB
In this portrait Botticelli goes beyond the mere tracing of physical appearance and penetrates into the world of human emotion. He uses the turn of the head and glance of the eyes and the form of the hand to create a reflective mood in which one can sense the presence of mixed emotions - the most delicate of human experiences. There is a mingling of expectation and sadness.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: 1482-1483
Artist age:Approximately 38 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 41 cm (16.14 in.), Width: 31 cm (12.2 in.)
Medium: Painting - tempera on panel
Entered by: Member laure9 on 03 October 2008.
Exhibition History
1 - Italian Art, 1200–1900 (Royal Academy of Arts (Burlington House) - London)
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