Initial S: Bust Portrait of a Bearded Man

Cristoforo Corteseearly 15th century

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States


  • Title: Initial S: Bust Portrait of a Bearded Man
  • Creator: Cristoforo Cortese
  • Date Created: early 15th century
  • Location Created: Venice, Veneto, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: Leaf: 36.8 × 26 cm (14 1/2 × 10 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Folio
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Tempera colors, pen and ink, and gold leaf on parchment bound between wood boards covered with red velvet
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 83.MQ.167.34v
  • Culture: Italian
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. Ludwig XIV 8, fol. 34v
  • Creator Display Name: Cristoforo Cortese (Italian, active Venice, Italy 1390 - 1445)
  • Classification: Manuscripts (Documents)

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