(b. 1397, Firenze, d. 1475, Firenze)
Portrait of a Young Man1440-42
Oil on canvas, 47 x 36 cm
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Chambéry
Formerly attributed to Masaccio, from the late 1920s this portrait is considered to be the work of Paolo Uccello. In 1997, the authorship of Domenico Veneziano has been put forward. This attribution has not gained favoured in the subsequent literature, but it warrants serious consideration.