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Portrait of a young man
(c. 1650)

oil on canvas
57.0 × 42.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Everard Studley Miller Bequest, 1976
© Public Domain
Gallery location
16th & 17th Century Gallery - Painting and Sculpture
Mezzanine linked to Level 1, NGV International

Inventory of the collection of the Prince-Elector and Duke of Palatine Karl Theodor (1724–99), Mannheim, 1780, no. 137, as by Diego Velázquez and thence by descent to Prince-Elector Maximilian IV Joseph (1756–1825 reigning 1799–1825), and recorded in subsequent collection inventories: 1799/1801, no. 350 (at Schloss Nymphenburg) then, 22 July, 1802, no. 350 again in 1822, no. 2853 and thence by descent to Ludwig I, King of Bavaria (1786–1868 reigning 1825–1848) Maximilian II, King of Bavaria (1811–64, reigning 1848–64) included in auction inventory of Royal Gallery, Schloss Schleissheim, 1852, no. 448 bought by Professor Johannes Nepomuk Sepp (1816–1909), Munich, 1852– collection of Dr Franz von Rinecker (1811–83), Munich and Wurzburg, before 1868 von Rinecker sale, Paris, 30-31 March 1868, no. 112 collection of Monsieur A. Casso by 1895 exhibited Royal Academy, London, 1895, no. 135 as by Diego Velázquez, owned by Monsieur A. Casso anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris 28 June 1934, no. 24 David Carritt Ltd., London, before 1976 from whom acquired on the advice of Dr. Mary Woodall under the terms of the Everard Studley Miller Bequest, 1976.