The Wallace Collection

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Portrait of a Man in Red
  • Ferrarese School
  • Portrait of a Man in Red
  • c. 1450 - 1475
  • Painting
  • Oil on poplar panel
  • Object size: 40.7 x 27.5 cm
    Image size: 39.5 x 25.7 cm, painted area
    Frame size: 35 x 46 x 9 cm
  • P539
  • Reserve Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • The costume suggests that the man was a courtier, c.1450-70, and his attitude recalls Mantegna’s profile portraits of c.1460. The picture may be compared with a similar work at Hampton Court, painted c.1470-80, which has been catalogued as Ferrarese.