The sitter has not been identified. Tocqué was one of the foremost portraitists of his age combining, as here, study of character with attention to his sitter's costume.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1696 - 1772
Full title
Portrait of a Man
Date made
1747
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
100.3 x 80 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Presented by E. Peter Jones, 1925
Inventory number
NG4097
Location in Gallery