Lady with Blue Hair Ribbon
ca. 1935 Hattie E. Burdette Born: Washington, District of Columbia 1872 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1955 watercolor on ivory sight 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. (6.0 x 4.8 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of George F. Linkins 1955.5.2 Not currently on view
Luce Center Label
The artist chose to place this unknown lady against a background of grass and trees, an unusual setting that recalls the miniatures painted by Elizabethan portraitists.
Portrait female - unidentified - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor