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Turkish Woman

16th century

Melchior Lorck (aka Melchior Lorichs), Danish, (1526-1527–after 1588)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Woodcut
Bibliography: Johann David Passavant (vol. 4, p. 183); Harbeck 50; see Erik Fischer, Melchior Lorck (Copenhagen, 1962), no. 51, illustrated p. 106.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1966
Accession Number: 1966.9.3

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Asia - TGN 1000004
  • female portraits
  • Middle East - TGN 7001526 (general region). All DAC object records formerly indexed with term “West Asia” were revised in 2010 to “Middle East” (Eurocentric but standards-compliant); some future TGN revision that uses current preferred terms may support restoration of the better “West Asia.”
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • Turkey - TGN 1000144
  • women

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