Ragazzo con cani in un paesaggio (1565-1576)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576)

Ragazzo con cani in un paesaggio (Boy with Dogs in a Landscape)
Oil on canvas, 99.5 x 117 cm
Museum Boijmans Van BeuningenRotterdam

This is the only painting by Titian in a Dutch collection. The Venetian master painted this picture when he was already between eighty and ninety years old. The broad brushstrokes on coarse linen are characteristic of his late style. The meaning of the image remains unclear. (Boijmans)