TIZIANO Vecellio
(b. 1490, Pieve di Cadore, d. 1576, Venezia)

Youth with Dogs

1575-76
Oil on canvas, 100 x 117 cm
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

This work belongs the final months of Titian's life. It was in his studio at his death and was then sold off by his son Pomponio.

The mysterious subject matter of this disturbing painting is not known. It is one of the last works by the artist.