July 9, 2011

Simon Verelst's "Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian"

Nationality: Dutch
Born/Died: 1644-1721

Creation Date: c. 1678
Media: Oil on canvas
Location: The National Portrait Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK

The reflected light striking this man's irises is incredibly subtle. An altogether marvelous painting once you get past the period fashion.

Detail shot be me.

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