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Portrait of a Noble Lady

Artist/Maker: Artist Unknown (Artist Unknown)

Artist/Maker: Alonso Sánchez Coello (Spain, ca. 1531-1588)

Date: ca. 1550
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 27 1/4 x 22 7/8 in. (69.2 x 58.1 cm)
Framed: 32 1/8 x 27 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (81.6 x 70.5 x 3.8 cm)
Classification: Art Works
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. James Stewart
Terms
Object number: 99.0022
DescriptionAlonso Sanchez Coello was the favorite court painter and portraitist of King Philip of Spain, under whose patronage he worked with Titian. Court portraits were not merely vanity pieces; they functioned as political instruments, used to propagandize.
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