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Portrait of a Lady

ca. 1800 Attributed to P. E. Stroëhling Born: Dusseldorf, Germany 1768 Died: London, England watercolor on ivory sight 2 x 1 5/8 in. (5.1 x 4.1 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1959.7.21 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 16A, Drawer 5


Luce Center Label

Painted around the beginning of the nineteenth century, this portrait shows a romantic profile of a young lady with a scarf wrapped carelessly around her disheveled hair.

Keywords

Portrait female - unidentified - bust

Portrait female - unidentified - child

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory