Portrait of a Woman

The sitter for this portrait has not been identified. The costume indicates a date of about 1550 or later. The rather plain bodice suggests that the woman was of relatively modest means.

Key facts

Artist dates
active 1533; died 1575
Full title
Portrait of a Woman
Date made
probably about 1560
Medium and support
Oil on limewood
20.5 x 16.6 cm
Acquisition credit
Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number
Location in Gallery