Arts & Culture

Portrait of a Man

German, Southabout 1530-40

The National Gallery, London
The National Gallery, London

The unidentified sitter is holding two pinks. This painting is the pendant to a 'Portrait of a Woman', showing an unknown lady holding lily-of-the valley, which is in the Oscar Reinhart collection, Winterthur. The two paintings may be betrothal or marriage portraits. They may originate from the Danube region.

Read more

Details

  • Title: Portrait of a Man
  • Creator: German, South
  • Date Created: about 1530-40
  • School: German
  • Physical Dimensions: w391 x h499 cm
  • More Info: More Artist Information
  • Inventory number: NG1232
  • Artist Biography: Artist Unknown
  • Acquisition Credit: Bought, 1887
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: The National Gallery, London
  • Medium: Oil on beech

Discover more