Portrait of a Woman in Venetian Dress, possibly Bianca Capello

Artist/maker unknown, Italian

Geography:
Possibly made in Italy, Europe

Date:
Late 16th - early 17th century

Medium:
Wax; gilded copper case with reliefs showing the triumph of Love (front cover) and the celestial globe crossed with signs of the zodiac (back cover)

Dimensions:
6 11/16 x 5 11/16 inches (17 x 14.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

* Gallery 296, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

Accession Number:
1930-1-59,a

Credit Line:
Purchased with Museum funds from the Edmond Foulc Collection, 1930

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Label:
Two different artists contributed to the production of this piece: one created the wax portrait, while the other made the gilded copper case.


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