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Portrait of a Woman – German School – Circa 1830

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Description

Portrait of a German woman, painted around 1830. The sitter is wearing a green taffeta dress with embroidered sleeves, and an embroidered lace collar. We must highlight here her abundant display of jewellery: diamond and pearl gold earrings; a gold chain with a diamond and pearl cross and gold watch with red coral brooch; a gold ring with diamonds; all symbols of our sitter’s high social status. She likely belonged to the commercial upper bourgeoisie.

 

Artist: Unknown (Unsigned).

Medium: Oil on canvas.

Condition: Perfect condition.

Dimensions: 50 x 62 cm. / 19.6 x 24.4 in.

Frame: 70 x 82 cm. /  27.5 x 32.2 in. Gilt wood and stucco.

Provenance:  Private collection, Munich, Germany.

 

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