This painting is of a 16th-century Flemish gentleman; artist unknown.
I’m always looking at developing new personas. There’s something about finding new inspiration, and each persona brings a new round of research and ideas.
This painting is just another piece of inspiration to further developing a Flemish persona. I’ve already got a name picked out: Jasper Sleecht.
This particular painting is about a century after what I’ve been researching, but it sets the tone of the stately persona I want to aim for. Now if only I had a head of hair like this fine gentleman….