Studio of Lavinia Fontana, ‘Self-portrait at the keyboard with a maidservant’, Painting, Oil on metal, Christie's Old Masters
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Self-portrait at the keyboard with a maidservant

Oil on metal
10 1/5 × 9 in
26 × 22.8 cm
Location
New York
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Christie's Old Masters
New York

The present picture is a fine studio replica of the earliest known self-portrait by Lavinia …

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With signature and inscription 'LAVINIA VIRGO PROSPERI FONTANAE / FILIA EX SPECVLO IMAGINEM / ORIS SVI EXPRESIT' ANNO / MDLXXV' (upper left)
Studio of Lavinia Fontana, ‘Self-portrait at the keyboard with a maidservant’, Painting, Oil on metal, Christie's Old Masters
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Christie's Old Masters
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The present picture is a fine studio replica of the earliest known self-portrait by Lavinia Fontana, painted in 1575 and now preserved in a private Roman collection (M.T. Cantaro, Lavinia Fontana Bolognese 'pittora singolare' 1552-1614, Rome, 1989, no. 4a.7, p. 64). Created as a marriage portrait for her …

Medium
Signature
With signature and inscription 'LAVINIA VIRGO PROSPERI FONTANAE / FILIA EX SPECVLO IMAGINEM / ORIS SVI EXPRESIT' ANNO / MDLXXV' (upper left)

Self-portrait at the keyboard with a maidservant

Oil on metal
10 1/5 × 9 in
26 × 22.8 cm
Location
New York
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