Head of a youth

On display


  • Title

    Head of a youth

  • Artist/maker

    style of Andrea Verrocchio (1435 - 1488) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Italy (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    after 1850
  • Material and technique

    imperial porphyry

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    25.2 x 12.5 x 13.1 cm (height x width x depth)
    11.8 cm socle (height)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Dr Joan Evans, 1975.

  • Museum location

    Lower ground floor | Gallery 1 | Exploring the Past
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992), no. 103

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