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Untitled (Three quarter portrait of a lady in 19th century costume) (No. 31)
(c. 1845)

Medium
watercolour and pencil on paper on Japanese paper
Measurements
40.4 × 37.4 cm irreg. (image) (50.0 × 40.0 cm) (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Hobart, Tasmania
Accession Number
P166-1994
Department
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Accessioned, 1994
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Three-quarter length portrait of a young woman seated in a chair, facing to the right. Her hair is flattened to the sides of the face, looped under the ears and tied to a bun at the back of the head. A brooch is pinned at the centre of the decolletage of the fitted and boned bodice of her dress. The long sleeves are flared from the elbow.