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ca. 1930 Maria Judson Strean Born: Washington, Pennsylvania 1865 Died: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1949 watercolor on ivory sight 3 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. (9.8 x 9.8 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters 1965.30.13 Not currently on view


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Rather than paint the child as a small adult in an artificial pose and setting, Maria Judson Strean chose to emphasize the little girl’s innocence, showing her cradling her doll and seated in a simple white chair painted with roses.

Keywords

Object - toy - doll

Portrait female - unidentified - child

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Maria Judson Strean

Born: Washington, Pennsylvania 1865 Died: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1949