An Unknown Bearded Gentleman with a Ruff

follower of Frans Hals (Antwerp c.1581 - Haarlem 1666)
National Trust Inventory Number 1246560

Category Paintings
Date 1620 - 1629
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 800 x 629 mm (31 1/2 x 24 3/4 in)
Place of origin
Collection Polesden Lacey, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Unknown Bearded Gentleman with a Ruff, follower of Frans Hals (Antwerp c.1581 - Haarlem 1666), inscribed Aetat Su...Ano 162..[concealed by frame]. A half-length portrait of a middle-aged man, turned slightly to the right, gazing to the right, with short hair and a grey beard, wearing a black doublet with a large white pleated linen ruff and skullcap, his left hand on his hip at his gold buckled belt. Dark background.

Provenance

bequeathed by Margaret McEwan, The Hon. Mrs Ronald Greville (1863-1942) with Polesden Lacey, to the National Trust, in memory of her father, William McEwan (1827-1913)

Credit line

Polesden Lacey, The McEwan Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

'Ham No.5 P.L.No.4' (inscribed on reverse)

Makers and roles

follower of Frans Hals (Antwerp c.1581 - Haarlem 1666), artist

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Materials Canvas (10041)
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Category Paintings (12643)
Collection Polesden Lacey, Surrey (Accredited Museum) (4932)
Periods 17th century (32905)
Maker Frans Hals (Antwerp c.1581 - Haarlem 1666) (8)
Subjects
Object Type Oil painting (12579)

Record Status

Enhanced

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