Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of ? Collyer, Earl Portmore 1690s

Sir John Baptist De Medina 1659 - 1710

Portrait of  ? Collyer, Earl Portmore, Sir John Baptist De Medina
Oil on canvas
17th Century
30 x 25 inches 76.2 x 63.5 cm
Medina's portraits at their best import a sense of dash and brio to the sitter's character, and the present example is a superb example of the movement that can be created within the apparently limiting format of a bust portrait in armour in an oval.
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