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Untitled, Portrait of a Young Girl

ca. 1900 Kenyon Cox Born: Warren, Ohio 1856 Died: New York, New York 1919 oil on canvas 35 3/4 x 21 3/4 in. (90.8 x 55.3 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Ambrose Lansing 1983.114.21 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 8A


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Further research might help to identify this young girl and Kenyon Cox’s reasons for painting her. Although the background is spare, Cox enlivened the portrait with the girl’s animated expression, which hints at a mischievous character.

Keywords

Figure female - child - full length

Portrait female - unidentified - child

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

About Kenyon Cox

Born: Warren, Ohio 1856 Died: New York, New York 1919

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