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image of Portrait of a Lady Neroccio de' Landi (artist)
Sienese, 1447 - 1500
Portrait of a Lady, c. 1485
tempera on panel
painted surface: 47 x 30.5 cm (18 1/2 x 12 in.) overall (engaged frame): 61.8 x 45.6 x 5.2 cm (24 5/16 x 17 15/16 x 2 1/16 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.47
Not on View
From the Tour: Siena in the 1400s
Object 5 of 7

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across bottom: QVANTVM.HOMINI.FAS.EST.MIRA.LICET.ASSEQVAR.ARTE. / NIL.AGO:MORTALIS.EMVLOR.ARTE.DEOS. (Whatever a human being is permitted to, I attain through my prodigious art; yet, a mortal competing with gods, my effort is useless); lower left in triangle: O.P.[?]; lower right in triangle: NER

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