Datable from the costume, this painting is not in good condition when compared with other works by Moroni in the Collection. As often in his portraits, the head (doubtless the only part painted from life) seems slightly too large for the body.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1520/4 - 1579
Full title
Portrait of Leonardo Salvagno (?)
Date made
about 1570-5
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
100.6 x 74.9 cm
Inscription summary
Inscribed
Acquisition credit
Layard Bequest, 1916
Inventory number
NG3124
Location in Gallery