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The Green Ring

1935 Rosina Cox Boardman Born: New York, New York 1878 Died: Huntington, New York 1970 watercolor on ivory sight 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (8.9 x 7.0 cm) rectangle Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters 1965.30.15 Not currently on view


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The Green Ring is a portrait of an unknown young lady. The artist painted the figure wearing simple clothing and muted colors to emphasize the sparkling jewels on her finger and ears. Conservation of this miniature was made possible through a generous grant provided by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.

Keywords

Dress - accessory - jewelry

Portrait female - unidentified - waist length

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Rosina Cox Boardman

Born: New York, New York 1878 Died: Huntington, New York 1970