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Portrait of a Woman
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Portrait of a Woman


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Description This miniature is in a frame of silver and silver gilt, set with brilliants. The oval portrait is set in a rectangular field of blue guilloche enamel with a diamond trellis overlay. The miniature and enameled field may once have formed the lid of a snuffbox or similar decorative object. On the back is a silver gilt relief of two doves and an alter.
Provenance Probably Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Probably acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th century
Medium
watercolor on ivory
(Miniatures)
Accession Number
38.49
Measurements
H: 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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