Artist Michael Wohlgemut, German, 1434-1519
Title
  • A Young Man
Date 1486
Medium Oil on linden panel
Dimensions Framed: 16 × 12 1/4 × 1 5/8 inches (40.6 × 31.1 × 4.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kanzler, in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Karl Kanzler
Accession Number 41.1
Department European Painting
On View Modern N230.2, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, at top: L * 1-4 * 8-6 * hz
1940-1941, (A.F. Mondschein, New York, New York, USA);
purchased by Ernest Kanzler [1892-1967] and Josephine Clay Kanzler [1891-1954] (Detroit, Michigan, USA) as a gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts;
January 1941, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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