Portrait of a Lady with a Rabbit Artist: Ridolfo Ghirlandaio (Italian, Florence, 1483–1561)

ca. 1508

European Art

On view, 2nd floor, European Art

Oil on panel


unframed: 57.5 × 44.6 cm (22 5/8 × 17 9/16 in.)

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University Purchase from James Jackson Jarves

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16th century


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Vitelli of Citta di Castello Collection, Umbria; Giovagnoli Collection (by descent); James Jackson Jarves Collection, Florence (purchased in 1859).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 303, fig. 21.
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