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Portrait of a Woman

Artist: Samuel Arlent Edwards (London, 1862 – 1938, Westport, CT) Primary
Date: 1908
20th century
Dimensions: 17.32 x 11.81 in. (44 x 30 cm)
Dimensions Extent: overall
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: North America, United States
Medium and Support: Mezzotint
Credit Line: Gift of Douglas and Alice Hyland, 2021
Accession Number: 2021.14.26
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This mezzotint was made in 1908 after a painting titled Profile Portrait of a Young Lady that is usually attributed to either Piero del Pollaiuolo or his brother Antonio del Pollaiuolo. The original work, which was created circa 1470, is in the collection of Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. To learn more about the work that inspired this print, please see this entry on Google Arts and Culture..


Title Elaboration

Listed by donor as "Portrait of a Woman, Elvira" repeatedly in deed of gift documentation. Display title was updated following concerns from M. DiMarzo (10/5/2021) that this was not an appropriate title for the work .



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