Portrait of a Woman Holding a Book

Portrait of a Woman Holding a Book

1500-1505
Artist
Vittore Carpaccio, Italian, c. 1465 - 1525/1526
Born: Italy
Work Locations: Venice, Italy
Locale
Venice, Italy
Country
Venice, Italy
painting
oil paint on linden panel
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
1961.168

Vittore Carpaccio
Portrait of a Woman Holding a Book
1500-1505
Oil on linden panel 
28” H x 18” W (framed dimensions)
Denver Art Museum Collection: Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1961.168

Dimensions
image height: 16 in, 40.6400 cm; image width: 11 7/8 in, 30.1625 cm; frame height: 28 in, 71.1200 cm; frame width: 18 in, 45.7200 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Known Provenance
Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum and we will post information as it becomes available. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
Exhibition History
  • "The Portrait in Renaissance Italy, from Masaccio to Bellini"—Bode Museum, Berlin, 08/25/2011 - 11/20/2011
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, 12/19/2011 - 03/18/2012
  • "Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance"—Denver Art Museum, 10/02/2016 - 02/12/2017
  • "Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520"—North Carolina Museum of Art, 03/04/2017 - 06/18/2017

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