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Portrait of a Renaissance Woman

Description

Black and white engraving in an oval reserve of a woman in a Renaissance period costume with a lace bonnet and is holding a tray. Framed under glass. Molded wooden frame with applied gesso and gilt. Painted black on an outer edges.

Details

Maker
Possibly Carlos, William (Engraver)
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
Inscribed is: PAINTED BY T.M. JOY/ENGRAVED BY WM. CARLOS/LA BELLE DE BRUGES.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Renaissance
Renaissance Revival
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Woman
women (female humans)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
24.375 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1663
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12533

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