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European Art
Artist: Ridolfo Ghirlandaio, Italian, Florence, 1483–1561

Portrait of a Lady with a Rabbit

ca. 1508

Oil on panel

58.4 cm (23 in.) unframed: 57.5 × 44.6 cm (22 5/8 × 17 9/16 in.) framed: 75.57 × 63.18 cm (29 3/4 × 24 7/8 in.)
University Purchase from James Jackson Jarves
Made in Florence, Italy
Not on view
Italian, Florence
16th century

Vitelli of Citta di Castello Collection, Umbria; Giovagnoli Collection (by descent); James Jackson Jarves Collection, Florence (purchased in 1859).


Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 303, fig. 21.

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 3; 600.

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 48, 52, fig. 42.

Clay M. Dean, A Selection of Early Italian Paintings from the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2003), 14, 44–45, no. 15.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.