Portrait of a Woman

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Title

Portrait of a Woman

Description

This elegantly dressed woman wears a white coif with enveloping transparent veil, and a high stiff lace collar in 16th-century style with gold tassel ties. A wide white cloth covers her shoulders. She is fingering a crucifix on a long strand of pearls.

Creator

Anonymous (French)

Source

Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Date

16th century

Contributor

Gift of Grace E. Loegler, Buffalo, in memory of her brother, Frank Charles Loegler '07

Format

3 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.

Medium

Enamel

Type

Decorative Art

Identifier

1970.1.37

Spatial Coverage

French

Temporal Coverage

16th century

Collection

Citation

Anonymous (French), “Portrait of a Woman,” Selected Old Masters from the Picker Art Gallery, accessed March 23, 2017, http://pickeroldmasters.omeka.net/items/show/54.