CORNEILLE DE LYON
(b. 1500/10, The Hague, d. after 1574, Lyon)
Portrait of Louise de Rieuxc. 1550
Oil on panel, 16 x 12 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris
Corneille apparently studied either in his native city of The Hague or in Antwerp. He is not documented until 1533, when he was recorded in Lyon. He is best known for his small, naturalistic portraits with the sitter set against a plain green or blue background.