A much repainted bust-length portrait of an unidentified sitter.

It has been attributed to Clouet and to Corneille de Lyon, both 16th-century artists, but the condition of the panel, which is badly rubbed, precludes a firm attribution.

Key facts

Artist
Full title
Portrait of a Man
Date made
mid-16th century
Medium and support
Oil on oak
Dimensions
28.8 × 23.4 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by A. de Pass, 1920
Inventory number
NG3539
Location in Gallery