Portrait of a Clad Warrior

The Portrait of a Clad Warrior, also known as Portrait of Gaston of Foix is a painting by the Italian High Renaissance painter Girolamo Savoldo, dating to c. 1529 and housed in the Louvre Museum of Paris, France.

Portrait of a Clad Warrior
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ArtistGirolamo Savoldo
Yearc. 1529
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions91 cm × 123 cm (36 in × 48 in)
LocationLouvre Museum, Paris

The subject is traditionally identified with the French military leader Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours, or as a self-portrait, although there is no documentary evidence for either hypothesis.

The painting depicts a man wearing armor in a small room with two mirrors. He lies diagonally on a shelf, one hand pointing at his reflected image. The presence of three sources of light (front, rear and side) was inspired by a lost work by Giorgione.

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