This woman has not been identified. The portrait has sometimes been attributed to Salviati and to Niccolò dell'Abate. The costume would seem to indicate a date in the second half of the 1560s or the early 1570s.

Key facts

Full title
Portrait of a Lady in a Plumed Hat
Date made
probably 1565-75
Medium and support
Oil on paper, mounted on canvas
44.8 x 34 cm
Acquisition credit
Sir Claude Phillips Bequest, 1924
Inventory number
Location in Gallery