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Portrait of a Free Woman of Color Wearing a Tignon

Antoine Louis Collas' "Portrait of a Free Woman of Color Wearing a Tignon," painted in oils in 1829, measures 44 x 36 inches. Collas was famed for his miniatures, but was also a gifted portraitist working on a larger scale.

Portrait of a Free Woman of Color Wearing a Tignon

Courtesy of New Orleans Museum of Art

Portrait of a Free Woman of Color Wearing a Tignon. Collas, Louis Antoine (Artist)

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