Bildnis eines jungen Mannes
Tizian (Tiziano Vecellio) (1485-1576)

Bildnis eines jungen Mannes,

um 1520
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand, auf Eichenholz aufgezogen
Dimensions of the object
89,3 x 74,3 cm
Not on display
Inventory number
1806 aus der Galerie Düsseldorf
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Tizian (Tiziano Vecellio), Bildnis eines jungen Mannes, um 1520, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: (Last updated on 19.04.2023)
In sixteenth-century Venice portraits of men were produced in a great variety and in the highest quality. Titian was especially sought after as a portrait painter. In this portrait of a nobleman in a casual pose, his left hand resting on the hilt of his sword, the painter combines dignified elegance with a sensitive, psychological characterisation. In keeping with the preference for a melancholic ideal of masculinity influenced by contemporary love poetry, the portrait not only reflects the sitter’s awareness of his status but also his emotional sensitivity.

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