Portrait of Old Woman with a Brazier

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Title

Portrait of Old Woman with a Brazier

Subject

Particularity of human experience

Description

A detailed oil painting of a woman that captures her particularity by depicting the damages of old age on her posture, expression, and skin.

Such a particular portrait was rare for its time, and would not become commonplace until the nineteenth century with the rise of realism in portraiture.

Creator

Giacomo Ceruti

Source

Ceruti, Giacomo. "Old Woman with a Brazier", 1730-1740. Yale University Art Gallery, 2020. https://artgallery.yale.edu/collections/objects/27091

Date

1730-1740

Contributor

m4cb3th

Format

Oil on canvas, 92.5 x 73 cm

Type

Oil painting on canvas

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Original Format

Oil painting on canvas

Physical Dimensions

92.5 x 73 cm

Files

ag-obj-27091-300-ids-med.jpg

Citation

Giacomo Ceruti, “Portrait of Old Woman with a Brazier,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 10, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/903.

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