The sitter has not been identified. The portrait has been dated to the years 1545-50 on stylistic grounds.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
active 1533; died 1575
Full title
Bust Portrait of a Man
Date made
about 1533-75
Medium and support
Oil on walnut
Dimensions
16.5 x 13.8 cm
Acquisition credit
Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number
NG2611
Location in Gallery