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Portrait of a Lady

ca. 1867 Hiram Powers 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 1968.155.94 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