A Lady in Profile

This is an inferior version of a picture attributed to Botticelli (formerly Berlin, Noak collection). Other rather similar profiles exist from the circle of Botticelli, but it is uncertain whether they are portraits.

On the reverse is a winged figure, presumably an angel.

Key facts

Artist dates
about 1445 - 1510
Full title
A Lady in Profile
Date made
about 1490
Medium and support
Tempera on wood
59.1 x 40 cm
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by the Misses Cohen as part of the John Samuel collection, 1906
Inventory number
Location in Gallery