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Young Child

ca. 1930 Cornelia Hildebrandt Born: Eau Claire, Wisconsin 1900 Died: New Canaan, Connecticut 1962 watercolor on ivory sight 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (8.6 x 7.0 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters 1965.30.1 Not currently on view

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In this portrait of a young child holding a ball, the artist’s tiny dabs of paint are visible in the figure’s face and shirt. Conservation of this miniature was made possible through a generous grant provided by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.


Portrait male - unidentified - child

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor