Portrait of a Gentleman by Juan Andres Rizi

A Benedictine monk, this artist worked extensively for his order and for the court in Madrid before going to Rome.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
128 x 107 cm
Acquired in:
1983
Presented by:
Joseph McCrindle through The Art Fund

His style is sober and realistic, owing a debt to Velazquez which has sometimes led his portraits to be confused with those of Velazquez' assistant and son-in-law, Mazo.

Provenance

Given through the Lutece Foundation, New York.

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