Joven criolla

  • Unidentified (Puerto Rican), Joven criolla, ca. 1835-1850, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Teodoro Vidal Collection, 1996.91.18

Luce Center Label

The artist chose to place this “young Creole woman” in front of a classical landscape with a lake, trees, mountains and a domed temple. This scene refers to the woman’s social and intellectual status, portraying her as a cultivated woman whose gold jewelry and beautiful clothing confirm her place in society.

Title
Joven criolla
Artist
Date
ca. 1835-1850
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (7.3 x 5.8 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Teodoro Vidal Collection

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Ethnic – Creole
  • Portrait female – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1996.91.18
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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