Portrait of an unknown woman

Portrait Miniature
ca. 1560 (painted)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Circular portrait miniature of an unknown woman, head and shoulders, wearing a bonnet, a white fur collar and a gold necklace or crucifix.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour on vellum
Brief Description
Portrait miniature of an unknown woman, ca. 1560, watercolour on vellum, painted by Levina Teerlinc (ca. 1510/20-1576).
Physical Description
Circular portrait miniature of an unknown woman, head and shoulders, wearing a bonnet, a white fur collar and a gold necklace or crucifix.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 25mm
  • Case (with loop) height: 47mm
  • Case (without loop) height: 36mm
  • Case width: 36mm
  • Case depth: 6mm
Style
Object history
Provenance: The Duke of Beaufort; Christie's 13 December 1983, Lot 91; Brian Pilkington.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
P.48-1984

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record createdJuly 8, 2003
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