Bologna 1764 - 1834
Portrait of a young woman in elegant attire with a fur lined coat and a feather in her hat
Pen and grey ink and point of the brush and two shades of grey wash
311 by 254 mm (drawing)
345 by 284 mm (mount)
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Attached at three corners. There is light staining a the lower left and right corners due to glue stains. There is some brown staining at the left section of the sheet and a stain located in her hair and at the top of her bodice. The wash remains strong and vibrant.
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