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Dama desconocida (Unknown Lady)

1843 Ramon Atiles-Perez Born: Ponce, Puerto Rico 1804 Died: Ponce, Puerto Rico 1875 watercolor on ivory 3 5/8 x 2 7/8 in. (9.2 x 7.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Teodoro Vidal Collection 1997.79.4 Not currently on view


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According to the inscription on this miniature, this unknown lady was painted when she was fifty-three years old. She holds a small fan, probably made from ivory or mother-of-pearl and embellished with the same design as her lace shawl.

Keywords

Dress - accessory - fan

Ethnic - Hispanic

Object - furniture - chair

Portrait female - unidentified - waist length

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Ramon Atiles-Perez

Born: Ponce, Puerto Rico 1804 Died: Ponce, Puerto Rico 1875

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