A Man with Pansies and a Skull

Oil on oak | 27.6 x 21.4cm | c. 1535

Follower of Jan van Scorel

We don't know who painted this portrait or the sitter's identity, though he was clearly a man of means. His clothes are rich but sombre - a black or dark grey hat and doublet, and a purple coat lined with grey damask. His white shirt is finely woven ...
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