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Portrait of a Young Man Vittore Ghislandi detto Frà Galgario (1655-1743)

Portrait of a Young Man

Vittore Ghislandi detto Frà Galgario (1655-1743)

  • TITLE

    : Portrait of a Young Man
  • AUTHOR

    : Vittore Ghislandi detto Frà Galgario (1655-1743)
  • DATE

    : c. 1730 - 1743
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 49 × 39 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Portrait
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 18th century painting
  • ROOM

    : 17

Of unknown provenance, the painting shows us the portrait of a young man whose body is shown in profile, while the face is shown in three-quarters view. His wavy hair and not particularly immaculate clothes give this work a very natural, informal look. Art historians date it to the last decade of the artist’s work, due to “the blurred, rather ill-defined brushstroke… and the simplicity and immediacy with which the sitter is rendered”.

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  • TITLE

    Portrait of a Young Man
  • AUTHOR

    Vittore Ghislandi detto Frà Galgario (1655-1743)
  • DATE

    c. 1730 - 1743
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    49 × 39 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Portrait
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    18th century painting
  • ROOM

    17

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