Marchesa Balbi, Sir Anthony van Dyck
On the Google Cultural Institute: Art Project. Also available on Wikimedia Commons.
The original is in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
I’m not always fond of Van Dyck’s more stylized poses, but here, in a reserved, classical portrait of a member of the Geonese aristocracy, Van Dyck earns his reputation as one of the great portrait painters.