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Portrait #998
Subject/Title:
Tyrolean Woman
Artist:Dury, George
(attrib.)
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:14 x 15
Image Dimensions:7" w x 8" h Oval
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:28 November 2007
Condition:Good

Description:Right-side near-waist length view of young girl. She is looking over her right shoulder at the viewer, and wears a voluminous white shirt under a red-trimmed jumper. Her brown hair is pulled back into a bun at the back of her head. A painted backdrop of mountains is behind her.
History of Work:Portrait said to be painted by Dury (copy of Guido Reni portrait) when Dury was in Europe. Brought home from Europe by Randal McGavock in the 1850s.
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