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Oriental woman

Styrian painter/Štajerski slikar

Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj- Ormož

Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj- Ormož

Oriental woman
Styrian painter, about 1682
Oil on canvas, 93,4 x 76 cm
Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum, G 886 s

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  • Title: Oriental woman
  • Creator: Styrian painter/Štajerski slikar
  • Location Created: Ptuj castle, Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: w76 x h93,4 cm
  • Long Description: "The half-length depiction presents a lady from the seraglio. The painter has used an older canvas, which previously, soon after 1670, presented an Ottoman dignitary. The layer underneath the lady's head still shows the dignitary's wide white turban. The red-cheeked beauty with long curly hair is wearing luxurious clothes and a turban with numerous pearls. String of pearls and precious stones are adorning the brooch, the collar, the buttons and the trimming of her outer garment. Lost in dreams she looks past the spectator." (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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