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circle of John Baptist Medina, ? A Member of the Tailor Family

Photo courtesy of Dave Penman (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
Doddington Hall
Title(s)
? A Member of the Tailor Family
Date
c.1700
Location
Long Gallery
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Overall height: 75 cm, Overall width: 65 cm
Artist
circle of John Baptist Medina (1659-1710)
Catalogue Number
DN99

Description

The identity of the sitter is unknown, and has been identified speculatively as a member of the Tailor family. On stylistic grounds the portrait supports an attribution to an artist in the circle of the Spanish-Flemish artist John Baptiste Medina, although the handling of the flesh and draperies here is softer.

by Martin Postle

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