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Title
Watercolor portrait of Nerina Tighe
Collection

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1827 - 1829 (Approximate)
Place: Pisa?
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz VMAT
Shelf locator: *Pforz
Topics
Cini, Nerina, 1815-1874
Genres
Paintings
Miniatures (Paintings)
Portraits
Physical Description
Watercolors
Extent: 1 painting : 63 mm (circular)
Watercolor on ivory
Within ebonized square wood frame with circular recess, palmette-embellished ormolu toothed rim, and convex glass lens.
Cardboard backing, now removed, labeled in a later hand, in red ink: "Nerina Tighe."
Description
Bust-length miniature portrait, subject facing forward. She wears a white dress with a low, laced neckline; a blue belt; and a black necklace. Her brown hair is fixed in a chignon behind her head. One of a set of three miniature portraits of the women of the Tighe family by an unidentified artist, probably painted in Pisa between 1827 and 1829.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19980492
RLIN/OCLC: 974815848
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21191793
Photo Order: 57519
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 508458d0-e676-0134-6fd9-7b7ef6ce1a14
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1827: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Watercolor portrait of Nerina Tighe" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1827 - 1829. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1a3860f0-f088-0134-922b-0d13c76c6869

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Watercolor portrait of Nerina Tighe" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 28, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1a3860f0-f088-0134-922b-0d13c76c6869

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1827 - 1829). Watercolor portrait of Nerina Tighe Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1a3860f0-f088-0134-922b-0d13c76c6869

Wikipedia Citation

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Watercolor portrait of Nerina Tighe