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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)
SIGNATURE Inscribed on proper left side of pedestal: "Boldini / MALVINA HOFFMAN / PARIS 1926[?]"
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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?)
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