A Young Man Praying

The work is probably the left wing of a triptych or a diptych. The young man is turned towards the subject of his prayers, which may have been an image of the Virgin and Child. The costume would accord with a date in the later 1520s.

Key facts

Artist dates
active early 16th century
Full title
A Young Man Praying
Date made
probably 1525-30
Medium and support
Oil on oak
24.1 × 18.3 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1879
Inventory number
Location in Gallery