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Portrait of an Old Woman


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German (Mainz 1690 or 1697 - 1768 Vienna)
Previously attributed to Balthasar Denner
German (1685 - 1749)
Portrait of an Old Woman, 1749-1750
Painting
German
,
18th century
Oil on copper
37.2 x 29.2 cm (14 5/8 x 11 1/2 in.)
framed: 55.8 x 47.6 x 6 cm (21 15/16 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Alfred Jaretzki Fund
, 1981.19
Department of Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
,
Provenance
Lord Ullswater.
Edward Speelman Ltd., London, Sold to the Fogg Art Museum, 1981.
Bibliography
Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990)

Copper as Canvas: Two Centuries of Masterpiece Paintings on Copper 1575-1775, exh. cat., Oxford University Press (NY) and Oxford University Press (UK) (Oxford, England, 1999), Pp. 284-286

Exhibition History
German Painting 1760-1960: A New Installation, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 12/20/1983 - 02/19/1984
Masterpieces of European Art, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 06/22/1985 - 09/15/1985
The Portrait, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/15/2004 - 01/09/2005
HAA 10 Survey Course: The Western Tradition, Art Since the Renaissance, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/09/2008 - 03/02/2008
HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 08 Rotation 1), Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 09/13/2008 - 10/19/2008
HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 09 Rotation 1), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/02/2009 - 10/12/2009
HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 10 Rotation 1), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/10/2010 - 10/09/2010
HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 11 Rotation 1), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 09/06/2011 - 10/01/2011