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Portrait of a Boy

Photo credit: The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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Traditionally attributed to Gentile Bellini this painting, and another in the collection with the same title, were later attributed to an anonymous artist of the school of Verona. Recently the consensus is that these portraits or decorative profile heads are unlikely to be Veronese and instead derive from Tuscan painting of the late fifteenth century.

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology


  • Date

    late 15th C

  • Medium

    tempera (?) & oil on panel

  • Measurements

    36 x 25.8 cm

  • Accession number


  • Acquisition method

    Fox-Strangways Gift, 1850


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