21 September 1999
J.R. Mieras (active early 20th Century) after Joos van Cleve
Portrait of the artist, half length, wearing a fur-lined black coat with lace chemise and black hat, holding a carnation in his right hand
oil on panel
40 x 29 cm
The estate of the artist; thence by descent to the present owner.
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The prototype, on panel, 38 x 27 cm, is in the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Madrid (M.J. Friedlnder, Early Netherlandish Painting, IX,1972, p.66, no.70, plate 89).
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