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Portrait of a Woman

Flemish Painter (ca. 1625)

Medium:
Oil on copper
Dimensions:
Oval, 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in. (86 x 67 mm)
Classification:
Miniatures
Credit Line:
Bequest of Millie Bruhl Fredrick, 1962
Accession Number:
62.122.128
  • Catalogue Entry

    Forthcoming

  • Provenance

    comtesse de la Béraudière, Paris; [Julius H. Weitzner, New York, until 1931; sold for $300 to Fredrick]; Mrs. Leopold (Millie Bruhl) Fredrick, New York (1931–d. 1962; inv., 1960, no. 127)

  • Exhibition History

    Brooklyn Museum. "Five Centuries of Miniature Painting," April 3–June 1, 1936, no. 144 (as Attributed to Peter Paul Rubens).

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Miniatures in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 5, 1996–January 5, 1997, no. 242.

  • References

    Edward Grosvenor Paine. Inventory of the miniatures in the Fredrick collection. 1960, p. 17, no. 127, attributes it to the school of Rubens, about 1630.

    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. 183, no. 242, ill., date it about 1625 and note that Wilhelm R. Valentiner attributes it to a Flemish painter of about 1620.



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