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Dama desconocida con turbante rosa (Lady with Pink Turban)

1826 Francisco Estanislao Goyena y O'Daly Born: 1805 watercolor on ivory image: sight 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (7.0 x 5.8 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Teodoro Vidal Collection 1996.91.14 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 16A, Drawer 12


Luce Center Label

This woman is seated next to a pedestal topped by an urn, a traditional symbol of mourning. The heart-shaped locket pinned over her heart, and the letter in her hand might be tokens by which to remember the person who died.

Keywords

Dress - accessory - hat

Portrait female - unidentified - waist length

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory