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Portrait of Baptist May
  • Philippe Vignon
    active: France
    Gerard Soest
    circa 1600–1681
    died: London, England, United Kingdom ; active: England, United Kingdom
  • Portrait of Baptist May, late 1600s
  • Where object was made: France
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 118.7 x 94.9 cm
    Canvas/Support: 46 3/4 x 37 3/8 in
    Frame Dimensions: 53 1/4 x 43 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0156
Label Text

Portrait of a male figure (identified as Baptist May). The man is shown from the upper leg up. He has long, wavy hair and a thin moustache. He is wearing a robe, with puffy sleeves showing at the bottom of his proper right arm.