Portrait of a Young Man holding a Skull by Bernardino Licinio

One of six paintings bequeathed by Gaspard Farrer which previously belonged to his father Sir William Farrer, one of the best-known collectors of Italian pictures in the late nineteenth century.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76 x 62 cm
Acquired in:
1946
Bequeathed by:
Gaspard Farrer through The Art Fund

The 6 works were part of a larger bequest which included pictures, prints, Oriental ceramics and silver plate.

Provenance

From the Ashburton & Northampton collections.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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