A Young Man Reaching for His Cap

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Interior scene depicting a young man dressed in seventeenth-century clothing. The subject stands behind a table, upon which two books are layed over a piece of rich fabric, and reaches towards a red cap, hanging on a wall. Below the cap, more books are stacked on a shelf, and behind the man the background is dark and indistinct.

A Young Man Reaching for His Cap


oil on canvas


H 114.1 x W 108.2 cm

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purchased from Lady Ravenscale, 1973

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