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Portrait of a Woman
German

The sitter has not been identified but she wears a headdress of a type found in Southern Germany in the 16th century.

It has been suggested that there is a resemblance between the style of this portrait and the work of Hans Muelich (or Mielich 1517 - 1573). Its poor condition makes a more precise attribution difficult.

Key facts
Artist German
Full title Portrait of a Woman
Date made 16th century
Medium and support Oil on oak
Dimensions 41 x 27.9 cm
Acquisition credit Bought, 1854
Inventory number NG2158
Location in Gallery Not on display
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