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ca. 1950 Virginia Hendrickson Irvin Born: Chicago, Illinois 1904 Died: 1992 watercolor on ivory sight 2 3/8 in. (6.0 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters 1965.30.9 Not currently on view

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In this portrait, the neutral background and rich blue and gold of the frame emphasize the vivid color of the woman’s dress and her striking blue eyes.


Figure female - bust

Portrait female - Judy

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor