Portrait of a Man
Andrea del Castagno - circa 1450
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In this portrait Castagno clearly expresses the Renaissance interest in the physical appearance and intellectual character of man. The dynamic nature and strong plastic quality of the figure with slight linear accents are typical of the style which he developed from the advances made in painting by Masaccio during the first two decades of the fifteenth century.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: circa 1450
Artist age:Approximately 29 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 54.2 cm (21.34 in.), Width: 44 cm (17.32 in.)
Medium: Painting - tempera on panel
Entered by: Member Irene on 01 February 2013.
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