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Class [controlled]: paintings European art
*Work Type [link]: • painting
*Title: Portrait of a Young Man
*Creator Display: Agnolo Bronzino (Italian, 1503-1572)
*Role [link]: painter [link]: Bronzino, Agnolo
*Creation Date Display: 1530s [controlled]: Earliest: 1530 Latest: 1539
*Subject [links]: portrait figure male Medici court literature
Style [link]: Mannerist
Culture [link]: Italian
*Current Location Display [link]: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York, United States) ID: 29.100.16
*Measurements: 95.6 x 74.9 cm (37 5/8 x 29 1/2 inches)
[controlled]: Value: 95.6 Unit: cm Type: height | Value: 74.9 Unit: cm Type: width
*Materials and Techniques: oil on panel
Material [links]: oil paint panel (wood) Technique [links]: painting
Description: The style is typical of Medicean Florence, with the self-possessed aloofness of the sitter and the austere elegance of the interior. The attributes would suggest that the sitter is a cultivated member of society and has literary interests.
Description Source [link]: Hibbard, Howard. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Harrison House, 1986.
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