Portrait of a Woman

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-5359

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

Descriptive Terms

portraits
engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Portrait
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Portrait

Inscription

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.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Germany

Dimensions

20.875 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.710