Floor Closure

The second floor of the Museum will be closed Saturday, December 16.

Profile Portrait of an Unidentified Woman

Object Number: 
1937.326
Date: 
early 19th century
Medium: 
Black ink wash on paper with embossed decorative border
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 4 in. ( 12.4 x 10.2 cm )
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group