Profile of a Highly Adorned Woman

Venetian (Italian)mid 19th century

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum
Baltimore, United States

A young woman appears highly adorned in fancy dress, shown in half-length, with a window to her left, from which a curtain reveals an Italianate building.


  • Title: Profile of a Highly Adorned Woman
  • Creator: Venetian (Italian)
  • Date Created: mid 19th century
  • Subject Keywords: woman; pastiche; jewel; embroidery; architecture; youth; female; portrait
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: Venetian (Italian)
  • Provenance: Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: paintings; pastiches
  • Medium: oil on panel
  • Geography: Place of Origin: Italia
  • Dimensions: H: 10 5/8 x W: 8 7/16 in. (27 x 21.5 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.386

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