Portrait of a Man

Formerly ascribed to Romanino, this portrait, which may depict Ghirardo Averoldi, shows pronounced Brescian influence. It can be compared with portraits by Moretto da Brescia (for example, his 'Portrait of a Gentleman') and those by Giovanni Battista Moroni.

Key facts

Artist dates
about 1500 - 1561/2
Full title
Portrait of a Man
Date made
about 1528
Medium and support
Oil on wood
76 x 58.7 cm
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by the Misses Cohen as part of the John Samuel collection, 1906
Inventory number
Location in Gallery