What is the known status of the portrait?

ad vivum (done from life); does the portrait convey vitality?


prime version


artist’s version


artist’s copy


artist and studio


studio copy


contemporary copy


later copy


variant version


variant copy
>> Case study 9 – John Collier by Marion Collier (nee Huxly) c.1882-1883


reduced-size copy


preparatory study


are areas of the portrait unresolved? Does it look like a sketch or model?


posthumous copy
>> National Portrait Gallery, curatorial staff (http://www.npg.org.uk/about/organisation/staff-list.php)
>> National Portrait Gallery, Heinz Archive & Library (http://www.npg.org.uk/research/archive.php)
>> Case study 17 – Unknown man and woman by an anonymous artist, c.1610-1614