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1915 Elsie Motz Lowdon Born: Waco, Texas 1883 Died: Ft. Worth, Texas 1960 watercolor on ivory sight 5 x 7 1/4 in. (12.7 x 18.4 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Alice L. McGowan 1984.12.1 Not currently on view


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This miniature was also exhibited under the titles Repose and White on White. It was exhibited in Dallas at the Texas State Fair in 1915, at the National Academy of Design in New York, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. It was also reproduced in an article in Vanity Fair describing the revival of miniature painting in America.

Keywords

Figure female - full length

Homage - Whistler, James Abbott McNeill

Object - art object - painting

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Elsie Motz Lowdon

Born: Waco, Texas 1883 Died: Ft. Worth, Texas 1960

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