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Mrs. William Crick (Juliette Knight)

ca. 1835 Unidentified watercolor on ivory 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 5.7 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. William Knight Crick 1931.5.2 Not currently on view


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An ornate frame borders this portrait of Mrs. William Crick (Juliette Knight). The artist paid particular attention to the lady’s intricately styled hair, fashionably large sleeves, and elaborate drop earring. Her confident gaze reflects her wealth and position in society.

Keywords

Portrait female - Crick, William, Mrs. - bust

Portrait female - Knight, Juliette - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory