Inventory number
P00811
Author
El Greco
Title
A Young Gentleman
Chronology
1600-1605
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimensions
65 cm x 49 cm
School
Spanish
Theme
Portrait
On display
Yes
Provenance
Royal Collection (Collection of Felipe V, Quinta of the Duke of Arco, El Pardo-Madrid, “decimotercia pieza de verano”, 1745, [n. 410]; Quinta of the Duke of Arco, “pieza duodécima”, 1794, n. 365)

For some time, the sitter was thought to be the poet, Baltasar Eliseo de Medinilla, although this interpretation has now been rejected.

This work comes from the country home of the Duke of Arco at El Pardo (Madrid).

 
Ministerio de Cultura. Gobierno de España; abre en ventana nueva
España es cultura Spain is culture
Copyright © 2014 Museo Nacional del Prado.
Calle Ruiz de Alarcón 23
Madrid 28014
Tel. +34 91 330 2800.
All rights reserved