Portrait of Giovanni Boldini
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
20 1/4 x 10 11/16 x 10 5/8 in. (51.4 x 27.1 x 27 cm)
Inscribed on proper left side of pedestal: "Boldini / MALVINA HOFFMAN / PARIS 1926[?]"
Gift of the artist
Bust portrait of an old man with a mustache, bald pate and short hair; wearing a suit jacket and bowtie; face turned slightly to the left; heavy jowels; rests on a continuous, simple pedestal base; loosely modeled sculpture, painted a bronze color.
Condition: Good, greenish powdery substance in crevices (painted to imitate patina?)
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