Tate buys portrait by one of Britain's earliest female artists
منبع خبر : روزنامه آرت نیوز
چهارشنبه 31 شهریور 1395 - 16:40
موضوع : هنرخوان انگلیسی
Tate has acquired its earliest picture by a female artist, a work discovered in a country auction. It is a portrait by Joan Carlile, who was one of the first British painters to work professionally, making miniature copies of Italian pictures and doing portraits. The purchase is part of Tates new focus on acquiring works by female artists for its collection.
The Carlile portrait (1650-55) of an unidentified woman was a sleeper in a Woolley & Wallis auction in Salisbury, where it sold on 1