Tuscan School

Portrait of a Young Man Tying his Garter

About this artwork

  • title:
    Portrait of a Young Man Tying his Garter
  • accession number:
    NGL 004.93
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  • date created:
    Mid 16th century
  • measurements:
    Panel: 89.00 x 65.80 cm (framed: 114.20 x 90.80 x 6.7 cm)
  • credit line:
    Private Collection on long term loan to the National Galleries of Scotland,1993

Tuscan School

Tuscan School

If the identity of an artist who made a painting is not known, the work is often described as belonging to a national or regional school. This is because it appears to share stylistic characteristics with paintings by artists from that nation or region. So a painting described as being of the 'Tuscan school' is by an artist working in the Italian province of Tuscany, who was possibly associated with one of the influential Florentine workshops.