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Portrait of a Man

Attributed to Corneille de Lyon

Hallwyl Museum

Hallwyl Museum
Stockholm, Sweden

The paintings condition makes it difficult to be sure whether it is a damaged original by
Corneille de Lyon or an early copy after a portrait by him

Details

  • Title: Portrait of a Man
  • Creator: Attributed to Corneille de Lyon
  • Creator Lifespan: around 1500 - 1575
  • Creator Nationality: Flemish
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Lyon
  • Creator Birth Place: Hague
  • Tags: French
  • Provenance: Frederik Müller & Cie., Amsterdam, C.U.Palm Bukowskis, Stockholm, Wilhelmina von Hallwyl, Stockholm 1904.
  • Physical Dimensions: w135 x h175 mm (Without frame)
  • Painter: Attributed to Corneille de Lyon
  • Artist info: He is also known as Corneille de La Haye after his birthplace, The Hague. Early in life he came to France, where in 1524 he became attached to the Royal Court in Lyon. In 1541 he was appointed official painter of the Dauphin (the future king Henry II). When Henry II ascended the throne in 1547 Corneille became his painter and chief valet. He became a naturalized French citizen.
  • Type: Oil on panel

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