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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


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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.

Keywords

Portrait female - unidentified - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Hattie E. Burdette

Born: Washington, District of Columbia 1872 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1955

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