Portrait of a Man

Artist: Jacopo Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti) (Italian, Venice 1519–1594 Venice)

Date: ca. 1540

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 44 3/8 x 35 in. (112.7 x 88.9 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941

Accession Number: 41.100.12

Description

This subtle portrait of an unknown Venetian gentleman with piercing blue eyes was probably painted about 1560 and can be compared with the artist’s finest likenesses of that decade.

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