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Portrait of a Woman

Artist:
David Baudringhien (Dutch, ca. 1581–1650)
Medium:
Oil on copper
Dimensions:
Oval, 3 3/4 x 3 in. (95 x 76 mm)
Classification:
Miniatures
Credit Line:
The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, 1932
Accession Number:
32.75.15
Not on view
The miniature forms a pair with MMA 32.75.16 and is by the same hand.

[2015; adapted from Reynolds and Baetjer 1996]
Not so well preserved as its pendant (MMA 32.75.16); the face is worn; flaking in the dress has been restored.

[2015; adapted from Reynolds and Baetjer 1996]
Giovanni Pertinax Morosini, Riverdale-on-Hudson, N.Y. (until d. 1908); his daughter, Giulia Morosini, Riverdale-on-Hudson (1908–d. 1932)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Miniatures in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 5, 1996–January 5, 1997, no. 15.

Horst Gerson. Letter to Mrs. Allen. August 20, 1954, identifies the inscription on reverse of this work's pendant (MMA 32.75.16) as probably the signature of David Baudringhien.

Josephine L. Allen. "Some Notes on Miniatures." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 13 (April 1955), pp. 245–46.

Graham Reynolds with the assistance of Katharine Baetjer. European Miniatures in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1996, pp. 11–12, 75–76, no. 15, ill.



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