Skip to main content

Portrait of an Unknown Woman: MAR.M.264-1912

An image of Relief

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Portrait of an Unknown Woman

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)
Schwarz, Hans (After)

Entities

Categories

Description

Honestone, carved in relief with a portrait of a woman in profile to the right, wearing a beret

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 5 cm
Width: 4.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Nuremburg ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Renaissance
Production date: after AD 1512 : The dating of this relief has been doubted

Note

Possibly carved after a drawing by the Augsburg-born medallist, Hans Schwarz (active 1512-32), perhaps in preparation for a medal.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Frame Depth 2.4 cm Height 12.4 cm Width 11.4 cm

Materials used in production

Honestone

Techniques used in production

Carving : Honestone, carved in relief

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.264-1912
Primary reference Number: 31122
External ID: CAM_CCF_MAR_M_264_1912
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 December 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Portrait of an Unknown Woman" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/31122 Accessed: 2024-07-15 13:18:45

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/31122 |title=Portrait of an Unknown Woman |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-15 13:18:45|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-31122

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa30/MAR_M_264_1912_1_201406_jas244_mas.jpg"
        alt="Portrait of an Unknown Woman"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Portrait of an Unknown Woman</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...