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Elizabeth Du Hamel?

ca. 1805 Henry Jacob Burch, Jr. Born: 1763 Died: 1834 watercolor on ivory 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (7.0 x 5.7 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore 1950.4.40 Not currently on view


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Little is known about the artist Henry Jacob Burch, and it is unclear whether this young lady is English, French, or American. On the back of the locket is a floral design, made from the sitter’s hair.

Keywords

Portrait female - Du Hamel, Elizabeth - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory