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Male portrait Hans Muelich (1516-1573)

Male portrait

Hans Muelich (1516-1573)

  • TITLE

    : Male portrait
  • AUTHOR

    : Hans Muelich (1516-1573)
  • DATE

    : 1548
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 71 × 51 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Portrait
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 16th century German painting
  • ROOM

    : 21

In this panel we see the portrait of an elegantly dressed man holding a crystal glass in his right hand, between his thumb and forefinger. A scroll hanging from a tree to his left tells us the date the painting was made (1548) and the age of the gentlemen (42). The work has a wealth of details, both in the clothes and in the rendering of the landscape. Indicated as the work of Hans Holbein in the donation documents, some scholars later attributed it to Hans Muelich, but now even this attribution has been brought into question and some prefer to talk more generically of a “German painter”.

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  • TITLE

    Male portrait
  • AUTHOR

    Hans Muelich (1516-1573)
  • DATE

    1548
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    71 × 51 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Portrait
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    16th century German painting
  • ROOM

    21

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