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Portrait of a Woman

1971.710 (RS117718)

Description

Black and white engraving of a young woman; three-quarter length pose; seated in a lawn chair made of birch; face profiled; body turned three-quarters; white dress with lace collar; black jacket; engraving surrounded by a flower and vine border in brown-tone; wooden frame with applied gesso and gilt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
Inscriptions below engraving: ""Gemalt v. J Stieler./ Blatt (Plate) XXXVI/Gestochen v.A. Fleischmann."" Left inscription on border: ""Das Original befindet sich in der/SCHOENHEITEN SAMMLUNG/L.M des Konigs Ludwig I von Bayern (?) u Munchen."" Right inscripton ""L'original se trouve dan la/COLLECTION DE BEAUTES/de L.M. le Roi Louis I de Baviere a Munich."" Label/tag on back: ""E.W.M.""
Location of origin
Germany
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
20.875 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.710
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5359

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