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Rosina Cox Boardman

1914 Alice Beckington Born: St. Charles, Missouri 1868 Died: La Jolla, California 1942 watercolor on ivory sight 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. (7.9 x 6.3 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters 1965.30.7 Not currently on view


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Rosina Cox Boardman (1878-1970) was one of Alice Beckington’s pupils, and became one of the most prominent miniaturists of the early twentieth century. Conservation of this miniature was made possible through a generous grant provided by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.

Keywords

Portrait female - Boardman, Rosina Cox - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Alice Beckington

Born: St. Charles, Missouri 1868 Died: La Jolla, California 1942