Portrait of a young woman

Portrait of a young woman

Purchased from the former Königlichen Museen (Gipsformerei, Berlin) in 1889 for 15 marks

Original:

Portrait of a young woman
Ascribed to Andrea dell' Aquila (late 16th/early 17th century)
Second half of the 15th century
Limestone
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Formerly thought to represent a Princess of Urbino, and ascribed to Desiderio da Settignano, (b. about 1429; d. 1464), the bust is now ascribed to Andrea dell' Aquila, who carved the marble relief depicting a Sybil, also in the Staatliche Museum, Berlin.