Circle of François Clouet (French, 1522-1572)
A Gentleman, aged 42, wearing black robes, white ruff and black hat.
Watercolour on vellum laid down on card, inscribed on the reverse Anno ætatis/ 42., silver frame.
Oval, 44mm (1 3/4in) high
Provenance: Purchased in 1977
Exhibited: Portrait Miniatures from the Merchiston Collection, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 23 September 11 December 2005, no.2
Literature: Stephen Lloyd, Exhibition Catalogue, 2005, p.56