About this artwork

This work, which has suffered considerable damage and restoration, was attributed to Giorgione at the time of its acquisition. Most scholars now consider it to be the work of a close follower. It may be identical with a portrait attributed to Giorgione of a young man with his hand reflected in his armour described in 1648 by the Venetian writer on art Carlo Ridolfi.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
  • title:
    Portrait of An Archer
  • date created:
    About 1506 - 1510
  • attributed to:
    GiorgioneItalian (died 1510)
  • materials:
    Oil on panel
  • measurements:
    53.50 x 41.50 cm; Framed: 83.40 x 72.50 x 7.50 cm
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Bequest of Mary Hamilton Campbell, Baroness Ruthven 1885
  • accession number:
    NG 690
  • gallery:
  • subject:
  • glossary:
  • artwork photographed by:
    Antonia Reeve
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