Self-Portrait as a Young Man, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto

Self-Portrait as a Young Man, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto

Self-Portrait as a Young Man
Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto (1518-1594)
1548
Venice
Oil on pine panel
87.7 x 67.3cm
Museum number. CAI.103
Bequeathed by Constantine Alexander Ionides

This early and forceful self-portrait, by one of the greatest Venetian painters, was done with the aid of a mirror. Portraits of artists became popular with collectors during the Renaissance. Ionides bought this work in the belief that it was by Titian