Corneille de Lyon
about 1500/15 - about 1574
A native of The Hague, Corneille moved to Lyons and was naturalised as French in 1547; he was Painter to the King under Henry II and Charles IX. He painted small portraits of the type shown here, but his autograph work is by no means established.
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN