UNKNOWN MASTER, German
(active around 1538)

Portrait of a Man

1538
Oil on panel, 53 x 40 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

This dated half-length portrait of an unidentified man shows the sitter seated before a dark green curtain that is drawn back from the right to reveal a castle on a rocky crag. The portrait was executed by an unknown painter in the circle of Lucas Cranach the Elder.




© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.