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Portrait of a Woman (perhaps Pellegrina Morosini Capello)
Follower of Titian

This picture was bought from the Capello family as a depiction of Pellegrina Morosini, who married Bartolommeo Capello in 1544, but no evidence for this identification has been found.

Past attributions to Pordenone, and the 16th-century Veronese school, are now dismissed in favour of an association with the work of Tintoretto and a later date (which technical analysis also suggests is likely).

Key facts
Artist Follower of Titian
Artist dates active about 1506; died 1576
Full title Portrait of a Woman (perhaps Pellegrina Morosini Capello)
Date made about 1558-62
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 98.8 x 80.7 cm
Acquisition credit Bought, 1855
Inventory number NG2161
Location in Gallery Not on display
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