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Portrait of Giovanni Boldini

Malvina Hoffman

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Painted plaster
DIMENSIONS 20 1/4 x 10 11/16 x 10 5/8 in. (51.4 x 27.1 x 27 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Inscribed on proper left side of pedestal: "Boldini / MALVINA HOFFMAN / PARIS 1926[?]"
CREDIT LINE Gift of the artist
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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?)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Malvina Hoffman (American, 1885–1966). Portrait of Giovanni Boldini. Painted plaster, 20 1/4 x 10 11/16 x 10 5/8 in. (51.4 x 27.1 x 27 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the artist, 28.424. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 28.424.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 28.424.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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RIGHTS STATEMENT © Estate of Malvina Hoffman
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