Portrait of Ludovico Portinari

Right panel from a votive diptych; the companion panel is in the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1943.97)

Master of the Legend of Saint Ursula, Netherlandish (active Bruges), active c. 1470 - c. 1500

Made in Netherlands (historical name, 15th-16th century), Europe

Before 1469?

Oil on panel

17 1/8 x 12 5/8 inches (43.5 x 32.1 cm) Framed: 20 3/16 × 15 1/2 × 1 5/16 inches (51.3 × 39.4 × 3.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
Cat. 327

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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A coat of arms on the back of this painting identifies the sitter as Ludovico Portinari. The Portinari family, which administered the Bruges office of the Medici banks, were important patrons of Flemish art.