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Woman at a Window
Italian, North

The provocative character of her dress and her sly look out of the window suggest that the subject is a prostitute, but not necessarily the portrait of a specific individual. The painting is likely to date from the second or third decade of the 16th century.

In the past this painting has been attributed to Pordenone. The costume is comparable to that in other Italian works of about 1515.

Key facts
Artist Italian, North
Full title Woman at a Window
Date made probably 1510-30
Medium and support Oil on wood
Dimensions 51.4 x 41.6 cm
Acquisition credit Bought, 1855
Inventory number NG2146
Location in Gallery Not on display
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