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Portrait of a Woman

This painting is in extremely poor condition, making it very difficult to identify the artist; it is now thought to be by the Munich painter Hans Mielich. The woman’s name is not known but her headdress is typical of those worn in southern Germany in the sixteenth century.

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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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