The elegant sitter of this portrait is unknown. The statue in the background appears to be based on the so-called 'Farnese Flora' (Naples, Museo Nazionale), but the pose is reversed. The statue was presumably known to van der Werff from an engraving.
1659 - 1722
Portrait of a Man in a Quilted Gown
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
47.3 x 38.3 cm
Presented by Sir Edward Malet, 1898
Location in Gallery