Portrait of a young man by Christoffel, II van Sichem

This portrait of a young man in a turban, with a scroll of paper in his left hand, is a striking example of Van Sichem's ability as a portraitist in woodcut, a technique which was being displaced at that period by the engraved plate.

Details

Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
32 x 22 cm
Art Fund grant:
£50 ( Total: £50)
Acquired in:
1966
Vendor:
Colnaghi

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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