Louisa Catherine Adams Clement
ca. 1910 Mary Louisa Adams Clement Born: Newbury, Massachusetts 1882 Died: Warrenton, Virginia 1950 watercolor on ivory sight 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (8.3 x 5.7 cm) rectangle Smithsonian American Art Museum Adams-Clement Collection, gift of Mary Louisa Adams Clement in memory of her mother, Louisa Catherine Adams Clement 1950.6.15 Not currently on view
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This is a portrait of the artist’s mother, Louisa Catherine Adams Clement, who was born in 1856. The elaborate tabernacle frame recalls the full-scale portraits by Abbott Thayer, which make the sitter appear to be on a stage or a throne.
Portrait female - Clement, Louisa Catherine Adams - waist length
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor