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Henry Tracy Richards

ca. 1955 Glenora Richards Born: New London, Ohio 1909 Died: Fitchburg, Massachusetts 2009 watercolor on ivory sight 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. (5.8 x 4.8 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters 1965.30.19 Not currently on view


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This miniature captures an informal image of Glenora Richards’s younger son. The gray and lavender washes of color in the background heighten the intense blue of Henry’s eyes, while the angle of his shoulders emphasizes his alert expression.

Keywords

Portrait male - Richards, Henry Tracy - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Glenora Richards

Born: New London, Ohio 1909 Died: Fitchburg, Massachusetts 2009

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