A Young Man with a Basket of Fruit by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

Three quarter length depiction of a youth holding a basket of fruit.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
102 x 82 cm
Art Fund grant:
£150,000 ( Total: £601,332; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Estate of the 5th Earl of Normanton

His right arm and part of his chest are bare and ears of barley protrude from his turban.

Provenance

[Possibly Justino de Neve, Seville; Nicolas Omazur, Seville]; Manuel Godoy, 'Prince of Peace'; Marquis de Montcalm; his sale C, 4/5/1849 (144), bought by the 2nd Earl of Normanton thence by descent

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery The Mound, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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