Portrait of a Young Woman
ca. 1910 Mary Louisa Adams Clement Born: Newbury, Massachusetts 1882 Died: Warrenton, Virginia 1950 watercolor on ivory sight 3 7/8 x 3 in. (9.8 x 7.6 cm) rectangle Smithsonian American Art Museum Adams-Clement Collection, gift of Mary Louisa Adams Clement in memory of her mother, Louisa Catherine Adams Clement 1950.6.14 Not currently on view
Luce Center Label
Although the identity of the woman in this painting is not known, it is possible that Mary Louisa Adams Clement created it as a self-portrait at age twenty-eight. Conservation of this miniature was made possible through a generous grant provided by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.
Portrait female - unidentified - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor