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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Roman, active 3rd century.
Title Portrait of a Lady.
Date 3rd Century.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 13 x 7 1/4 in.
encaustic on panel.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Roman School (3rd century) 722-11a    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) One of a series of mummy-case portraits discovered in a cemetery at Hawara, in the Fayƻm, Egypt, in 1888, by Professor W.M. Flinders Petrie;
(a) presented in 1912 by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt to the National Gallery, London (NG2914).
Current repository National Gallery, London, England, NG2914, public.
Color notes (a) Hair deep brown. Tunic deep rose-purple with a gold-edged dark stripe, with a gray background.
Attribution history (b) Italian School, Roman - 3rd c. by Frick Art Reference Library, October 1930. For this attribution see similar portraits in the Fogg Art Museum.
Images Photograph, National Gallery, London photograph 2914 Purchase National Gallery, London
Digital image, 10728.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Catalogue of National Gallery, London, 1929, p.152, fig.2914.
(b) Frick Art Reference Library, October 1930.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Roman, active 3rd century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Portraits: Women: Without hands: Head to left.
Form Italian School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies National Gallery (Great Britain)
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Roman School (3rd century), 3rd C.

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