A Bearded Man

The sitter, who holds a paper in his right hand, has not been identified. Formerly ascribed to Pontormo and to Lotto. The costume accords best with a dating of about 1527-28.

Key facts

Artist
Full title
A Bearded Man
Date made
about 1527-8
Medium and support
Oil on wood
Dimensions
63.2 x 50.1 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1883
Inventory number
NG1150
Location in Gallery