The small but formidable collection of portrait miniatures left to the Cleveland Museum of Art as part of the estate of Muriel Butkin came as a wonderful surprise.
Rosalba Carriera (Italian, 1675-1757)
watercolor on ivory in a gilt metal mount with a saw-tooth enclosure at the back, Framed: 7.50 x 5.50 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/8 inches). Bequest of Muriel Butkin 2008.291
Main European Rotation (Gallery 202), January 17, 2011 - July 18, 2011.
The Cleveland Museum of Art (11/10/2013 - 2/16/2014); "Disembodied: Portrait Minatures and their Contemporary Relatives"