Three-quarter-length portrait of Welch with a distinctly mannered quality, with a pleasing complexity of pose reminiscent of the work of Bronzino. Facing to the left, Welch twists round to look at us while his hands are poised in the act of opening a Bible. The artist has used thick impasto.
Where to see this painting?
University of Edinburgh
Not all paintings are on display. If you want to see a particular painting, please contact the collection