Profile Portrait of an Unidentified Woman
early 19th century
Black ink wash on paper with embossed decorative border
Overall: 4 7/8 x 4 in. ( 12.4 x 10.2 cm )
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
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