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Portrait of a Woman

Artist:
Continental Painter (ca. 1630)
Medium:
Oil on metal laid on card
Dimensions:
Oval, 1 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. (36 x 31 mm)
Classification:
Miniatures
Credit Line:
The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, 1932
Accession Number:
32.75.14
Not on view
This oil miniature, which has a naive charm, has been assigned to the Dutch school, but there is little comparable material on which to base a judgment.

[2016; adapted from Reynolds and Baetjer 1996]
Giovanni Pertinax Morosini, Riverdale-on-Hudson, N.Y. (until d. 1908); his daughter, Giulia Morosini, Riverdale-on-Hudson (1908–d. 1932)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Miniatures in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 5, 1996–January 5, 1997, no. 240.

Graham Reynolds with the assistance of Katharine Baetjer. European Miniatures in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1996, p. 182, no. 240, ill., state that it has a "naive charm" and that although it was formerly assigned to a Dutch painter, "there is little comparable material on which to base a judgment".



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