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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.