Portrait of a Renaissance Woman

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-12533

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

Descriptive Terms

portraits
engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
portraits
Renaissance
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Picture
Portrait
Glass
Unidentified Paper
Gesso
Gilded
Stipple Engraved
Painted
Portrait
Woman
Renaissance Revival
Portrait

Inscription

Inscribed is: PAINTED BY T.M. JOY/ENGRAVED BY WM. CARLOS/LA BELLE DE BRUGES.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Possibly Carlos, William (Engraver)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

24.375 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1663