Portrait of a Young Woman

Pietro Rotari (Italian, 1707-1762)
Portrait of a Young Woman, ca. 1760

Pastel on parchment
17 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. (43.5 x 34.9 cm); frame: 21 1/8 x 17 3/4 in. (53.7 x 45.1 cm)


ca. 1760–?, Private Russian Collection (?)

?–1954, Collection of Shelton College, New Jersey

ca. 1954-?, Collection of Cecile Bemtgen Beer

1979, Richard Collins purchased at Sotheby's, New York

1980, Indiana University Art Museum purchased from Richard Collins Old Master Drawings and Paintings, New York


March 29-May 14, 2000, "About Face: Two Thousand Years of Portraiture at Indiana University," Indiana University Art Museum


Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.