Portrait of a Young Man

The sitter has not been identified. Ter Borch specialised in small full-length portraits of Dutch burghers.

The portrait has been dated on the basis of style and costume to around 1663. It was probably painted as the pair to a 'Portrait of a Young Woman' (Cleveland, Museum of Art).

Key facts

Artist dates
1617 - 1681
Full title
Portrait of a Young Man
Date made
about 1663
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
67.3 x 54.3 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1894
Inventory number
Location in Gallery