Portrait of a Lady with a Dog

The fashion of the unidentified sitter's clothes suggests a date in the late 16th century.This work is probably North Italian, and was formerly attributed to Sofonisba Anguisciola (1527 - 1625). The painting shows some similarities to the style of Bartolomeo Passarotti.

Key facts

Full title
Portrait of a Lady with a Dog
Date made
late 16th century
Medium and support
Oil on wood
83.8 x 70.5 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by Sir Henry Howorth through the Art Fund, 1923
Inventory number
Location in Gallery