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Young Boy in Profile

Judith Leyster, 1630
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Young Boy in Profile is a Northern Renaissance Oil on Panel Painting created by Judith Leyster in c.1630. It lives at the National Gallery of Art, Washington in the United States. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Portraits, Children, Shaped Canvas and Portrait Miniatures & Medallions. SourceDownload

In a round portrait miniature painting, Judith Leyster depicts a young boy. Healthy in complexion, he wears the single strand of long hair, the ‘lovelock’ that was popular in Europe in the early 1600s.

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