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Portrait of a Young Girl

Movie: La Migliore offerta
Painting: Portrait of a Young Girl
Author: Petrus Christus
About the film
Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks, Donald Sutherland, Philip Jackson, Dermot Crowley, Kiruna Stamell, Liya Kebede
Actors in scene: Geoffrey Rush, Katie McGovern and other
Country (movie): Italy
Genres: crime, melodrama
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Writers: Giuseppe Tornatore
Time of scene: 00:15:02
Release year: 2013
About the painting
Title: Portrait of a Young Girl
Author: Petrus Christus
Date of creation: 1465
Style: Renaissance
Size: small
Artist's country: Netherlands
Room: other
Room colors: dark
Theme: portrait
Color: white, yellow, brown, black, creamy
Additional information:

In this ‘Portrait of a Young Girl’ is a further development from the work of Jan van Eyck and Rogier van der Weyden, the two pioneers of the Early Netherlandish school to whom Christus is generally seen as the most significant successor of the second generation. The panel was highly influential in the decades after its completion. Its appeal in part lies in the sly expression of the sitter, which is accentuated by the fact that her eyes are not quite aligned while her eyebrows are slightly skewed.

At the beginning of the movie Virgil has found in old basement small oak panel painting made by Petrus Christus.