Oriental woman - Amazone

Styrian painter/Štajerski slikar

Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj- Ormož

Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj- Ormož

Oriental woman - Amazone
Styrian painter, about 1682
Oil on canvas, 186,3 x 86,8 cm
Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum, G 28 s

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  • Title: Oriental woman - Amazone
  • Creator: Styrian painter/Štajerski slikar
  • Location Created: Ptuj castle, Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: w86,8 x h186,3 cm
  • Long Description: "The beautiful Oriental woman is portrayed with naked breasts, a bow and an arrow, in the manner in which female warriors, Amazons, were depicted. She wears a richly adorned turban with golden ribbons, pearls and precious stones. The trimming of her skirt is ornamented too. The beautiful woman has long, curly hair, pink cheecks and white skin. Her beauty is emphasized by the lustre of her silk clothes, string of pearls and translucent veils. The identity of the painted woman will be revealed as soon as its graphic model will be known." (dr. Polona Vidmar)
  • Provenance: Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj Ormož/Regional Museum Ptuj Ormož, Legacy of the Herberstein family, from Vurberk castle
  • Type: Oil on canvas


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