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Creator:
unknown artist seventeenth century
Title:

An Unknown Young Man

Former Title(s):

An Unknown Young Man, ca. 1620-5

Date:
ca. 1622
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
33 1/4 x 24 1/2 inches (84.5 x 62.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.1.6
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
black | costume | Jacobean | lace | man | portrait | red | Tudor
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:197
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This painting is dated on the basis of costume, a black and gold doublet with red cuffs, and a white lace ruff. It came from the collection of the Earl of Sondes, so the sitter may therefore be a relation of the last owner's ancestor Sir Richard Sondes (1571-1645) of Throwley and Lees Court, Kent.

Gallery label for installation of YCBA collection, 2005

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 28-29, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Ian Tyers, The tree-ring analysis of 23 panel paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , New Haven : dendrochronological consultancy report 470, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2011, p. 48, Fig. 24, CC78.3 .T94 2011 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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