Investigating a mystery within a painting
Peel back the layers of Portrait of a Lady Holding an Orange Blossom.
Unknown, European. Portrait of a Lady Holding an Orange Blossom, mid-18th century. Oil on canvas. Overall: 80 × 56.2 cm. Purchase, with funds from the European Curatorial Committee, 2020. 2019/2437
Adam Levine, AGO Assistant Curator, European Art and Monique Johnson, AGO Interim Assistant Curator, European Art, discuss their research process and the questions they hope to answer about Portrait of a Lady Holding an Orange Blossom.
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