Portrait Of A Young Man
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1930.187
People
Attributed to Altobello Melone, Italian (c. 1480/5 - c. 1540)
Previously attributed to Jacopo Palma (called il Vecchio), Italian (c. 1479 - 1528)
Title
Portrait of a Young Man
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Portrait of a Young Man Holding a Letter
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1527-1528
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Lombardy, Cremona
Culture
Italian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on panel
Dimensions
54 x 39.4 cm (21 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)
frame: 79 x 63.5 cm (31 1/8 x 25 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Nettie G. Naumburg
Accession Year
1930
Object Number
1930.187
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1972), p. 155 [as by Jacopo Palma]

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), pp. 120, 328, repr. b/w cat. no. 666

Exhibition History

Landmarks of World Art and Architecture, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2012 - 01/19/2013

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