The costume of the unidentified sitter suggests the approximate dating of this picture to 1585-95. The condition of the picture makes a precise attribution difficult.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1560 - 1635
Full title
Portrait of a Gentleman
Date made
about 1590-1600
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
119.5 x 98 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by Henry Gally Knight, 1839
Inventory number
NG173
Location in Gallery