The sitter has not been identified. In the past this work has been attributed to Antonello da Messina, Alvise Vivarini, Andrea da Murano (active 1462 - 1507), Marco Marziale and the style seems to derive from Giovanni Bellini.

Key facts

Artist
Full title
A Man in Black
Date made
about 1500
Medium and support
Oil on wood
Dimensions
31.1 x 25.4 cm
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by the Misses Cohen as part of the John Samuel Collection, 1906
Inventory number
NG2095
Location in Gallery