Formerly ascribed to Romanino, this portrait, which may depict Ghirardo Averoldi, shows pronounced Brescian influence. It can be compared with portraits by Moretto da Brescia (for example, his 'Portrait of a Gentleman') and those by Giovanni Battista Moroni.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
about 1500 - 1561/2
Full title
Portrait of a Man
Date made
about 1528
Medium and support
Oil on wood
Dimensions
76 x 58.7 cm
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by the Misses Cohen as part of the John Samuel collection, 1906
Inventory number
NG2096
Location in Gallery