Bust of a Young Woman
 (also known as 'The Artist's Wife')
954 x 1200 • 211 KB
This portrait, believed to have been painted shortly after the artist’s betrothal, provides an example of his early technique of painting with thin oil glazes and smoothly blended transitions of colour. The interest in portraying physical beauty contrasts with the later emphasis on spiritual qualities.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: circa 1640
Artist age:Approximately 34 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 62.5 cm (24.61 in.), Width: 49 cm (19.29 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on panel
Entered by: Member laure9 on 11 August 2008.
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