Portrait of (another) Gentleman c1635

Attributed to Cornelius Johnson. The unknown gentleman with an extremely pointy beard is wearing a black slashed doublet, wide laced falling band and an embroidered sword belt. This picture also courtesy of Roy Precious Antiques and Fine Art.

Portrait of a Gentleman c. 1635; attributed to Cornelius Johnson

 

 

This detail on this close up is almost photographic. It shows how fine the lace and linen of the falling band actually is and an indication that the slashes have been finished off with very small hems by the tailor to avoid fraying.

 

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