Portrait of a young military leader

Justus Sustermans1635/1643

Musei Civici di Palazzo Farnese

Musei Civici di Palazzo Farnese
Piacenza , Italy

The painting was property of the Ceresa family of Genova, a town where the painter lived and worked. The portrait could represent a local aristocratic young man, immortalized in his rich official uniform with armour, staff of command and sword.


  • Title: Portrait of a young military leader
  • Creator: Justus Sustermans
  • Creator Lifespan: 1597-09-28/1681-04-23
  • Creator Nationality: Belgian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Florence
  • Creator Birth Place: Antwerp
  • Date: 1635/1643
  • Location: Italia
  • Physical Dimensions: w80,5 x h99,5 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: http://www.palazzofarnese.piacenza.it/altre-info/foto-e-video-al-museo
  • Medium: oil on canvas

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