Olga's Gallery

Jacob Jordaens

Portrait of a 73-year-old Man.

1641. Oil on canvas. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Lugano-Castagnola, Switzerland. Read Note.

Jacob Jordaens. Portrait of a 73-year-old Man.

Portrait of a 73-year-old Man. This portrait is a pair to the Portrait of an Old Lady from the Brussels Museum. Both portraits were probably not painted by Jordaens himself, but in his studio. The second Portrait of the Elderly Man is in the Hermitage, its pair-portrait of the Elderly Lady is in a private collection. Some art historians consider that the Hermitage and the private collection pair was painted earlier, than Thyssen and Brussel’s pair