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Portrait of a young man

Lorenzo LottoBetween 1524 and 1527

Sforzesco Castle

Sforzesco Castle
Milan, Italy

This
  portrait by Lorenzo Lotto is striking for its compositional style and
  immediacy of expression.
  The viewer of the painting is scrutinised by the gaze of the young man, suddenly distracted from his book. The viewer of the painting is scrutinised by the gaze of the young man, suddenly distracted from his book.
  This
  elegant gentleman is shown against a green background with an innovative
  approach unequalled in Venetian portraiture at that time.

Details

  • Title: Portrait of a young man
  • Creator: Lorenzo Lotto
  • Date Created: Between 1524 and 1527
  • Location: Castello Sforzesco, Pinacoteca, Milan
  • Physical Dimensions: 34,5 x 27,5 cm
  • Provenance: Malachia De Cristoforis inheritance, 1876
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Comune di Milano - Civiche Raccolte Artistiche, Castello Sforzesco, Milano
  • External Link: https://pinacoteca.milanocastello.it/
  • Medium: Oil on panel
  • Art Genre: Painting
  • Art Movement: Renaissance
  • Art Form: Painting
  • Original title: Ritratto di giovanetto
  • Artist Nationality: Italian
  • Artist Death Place: Loreto, Ancona
  • Artist Death Date: 1556
  • Artist Birth Place: Venice
  • Artist Birth Date: 1480

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