Portrait of a Boy


     
 


ANDREA D'ASSISI CALLED L'INGEGNO (doc. 1481 - 1521)
Portrait of A Boy, ca. 1495 - 1500

 



Above the statuary compact orange red mass of the garment, a zone of silence arises with the soft apparition of the boy's very serious face which is human and earthly real, far away from the many seraphim of the time.

It shows the beginning period of adolescence - the eyes of the young one are beginning to show signs of the guileless feeling of being oneself ...