A handsome drawing in Stockholm's Nationalmuseum shows the same old man with the same disfigured nose, lying eyes closed on what seems to be his deathbed. Go to content Go to navigation Go to search Change language. But is this really a portrait from life? Previous work Officer of the Chasseurs commanding a charge All works. The artist may have used this meticulous study to meet a request from the deceased's descendents for a commemorative work on wood. A dual portrait An old man seated by a window holds in his arms a child whose delicate features are framed by blond ringlets. Previous work Officer of the Chasseurs commanding a charge. An intimate atmosphere Beginning with Fra Filippo Lippi 50 years earlier, the device of the window opening onto a meticulously detailed landscape - originally borrowed from Flemish painting - had often been employed by Florentine portraitists. Paintings Italian painting.