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Portrait of a Woman

Provenance

About 1959, acquired in Europe (possibly the Netherlands) by Ruth Van Sciver Ketcham Lauer (b. 1906 – d. 2005), Pennsylvania; 1999, by inheritance to her daughter, Barbara Wheaton, Lexington, MA; 2012, gift of Barbara Wheaton to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton in memory of Ruth Van Sciver Ketcham Lauer

Unidentified European, early 17th century

Dimensions

With wood support: 8.6 x 6.7 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.) Copper only: 7.7 x 5.9 cm (3 1/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.745

Medium or Technique

Oil on oval copper mounted on wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Miniatures