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An unknown youth: 1785

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Current Location: In storage


An unknown youth


Painter: Licinio, Bernardino (Attributed to)




History note: William, 1st Lord Radstock (1753-1825), sold London, Phillips, 19 Apr. 1823 (6), as Titian; C.J. Nieuwenhuys, sold Christie's, 10 and 11 May 1833 (44), as Palma Vecchio, bt.Maxwell; Hon. Marmaduke Constable Maxwell, sold Christie's, 1 March 1873 (138), as Palma Vecchio; H.B. Mildmay, sold Christie's, 24 June 1893 (48), as Palma Vecchio, bt. Donaldson, (probably for A.W. Young)

Measurements and weight

Depth: 11.3 cm
Height: 73.6 cm
Width: 61.6 cm
Width: 89 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Young, Arthur W.


Production date: circa AD 1540

School or Style

Venetian School

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Height 100.3 cm
Painted Surface Height 76.2 cm Width 63.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Oil paint
  • Text: Mes Andrea Palladio Vicentino / Morto l'anno di Salvatione-MD81. li 29 Febr / DEPINTO DA GIACOPO PALMA
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Oil paint

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1785
Primary reference Number: 466
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 September 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 September 2023

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

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