A man aged 38 by Lucas van Leyden

A painting of a clean shaven brown-eyed man dressed in a black cap, black coat and dark green gown.


Oil on canvas
48 x 40 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Family of Rt.Hon Lewis Fry through The Art Fund

Sir Claude Phillips wrote that, 'neither Durer nor Holbein has painted anything more expressive than this still youthful dreamer of dreams, who but seems to look out at the spectator - in reality absorbed in the sad contemplation of his own soul.'

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National Gallery Trafalgar Square, LONDON London WC2N 5DN 020 7747 2885 www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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