Bust Portrait of a Classical Woman

Pen, ink, grey watercolor, sepia, and brush on paper | late 18th century

Giuseppe Bernardino Bison

A profile bust of a woman with her hair styled classically within an oval niche.

Credit: Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Object: 1901-39-2826

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020
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