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Portrait of a young man: 1112

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Current Location: In storage


Portrait of a young man


Painter: Ghirlandaio, Ridolfo (Ridolfo di Domenico Bigordi) (Attributed to)




History note: Casa Bargelli, Florence; Joseph Fuller of Chelsea, Professor Fuller's father, bought in Florence, 1815 (?)

Legal notes

Professor Frederick Fuller, (1819-1909), received 1923

Measurements and weight

Depth: 5 cm
Height: 52.1 cm
Width: 36.2 cm
Width: 55.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1923) by Fuller, Frederick


Early 16th Century
Production date: early AD 1500


Formerly attributed to Beccafumi [Berenson] and to Domenico Panetti [Ferrara 1460-before 1513] by Sgarbi

School or Style

Florentine School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)
Frame Height 72.6 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R.D.E.F.DE.D.A.XXVI
  • Location: On verso of panel
  • Method of creation: Black paint

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1112
Primary reference Number: 375
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 8 November 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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