This unidentified sitter is wearing chain-mail sleeves and a tunic of a type worn under a breast plate. This is an example of the intimate portraits of small format which Moroni made of male sitters.

Key facts

Artist dates
1520/4 - 1579
Full title
Portrait of a Man with Raised Eyebrows
Date made
about 1570-5
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
45.7 x 37.8 cm
Acquisition credit
Layard Bequest, 1916
Inventory number
Location in Gallery