Portrait of a Lady
Born: Woodstock, Vermont 1805
Died: Florence, Italy 1873
plaster 24 3/4 x 19 5/8 x 11 1/4 in. (62.9 x 50.0 x 28.7 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 17B
Luce Center Label
There are many unidentified portraits in the Hiram Powers collection. Portrait of a Girl may show the daughter of Henry A. Dyke, a wool merchant from New York. Portrait of a Lady was probably modeled in 1867 and could be of Mrs. George Martin, a patron of Powers.
Portrait female - unidentified - bust
Study - sculpture model
About Hiram Powers
Born: Woodstock, Vermont 1805 Died: Florence, Italy 1873
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