Portrait of a Young Man

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Attributed to Altobello Melone
Italian (c. 1480/5 - c. 1540)
Portrait of a Young Man, c. 1527-1528
Alternate Title: Portrait of a Young Man Holding a Letter
16th century
Creation Place: Cremona, Lombardy, Italy
Oil on panel
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.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Nettie G. Naumburg
, 1930.187
Department of Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
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Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art 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