Louisa Catherine Adams Clement

  • Mary Louisa Adams Clement, Louisa Catherine Adams Clement, ca. 1910, watercolor, 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

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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.

Title
Louisa Catherine Adams Clement
Artists
Date
ca. 1910
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (8.3 x 5.7 cm) rectangle
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Adams-Clement Collection, gift of Mary Louisa Adams Clement in memory of her mother, Louisa Catherine Adams Clement

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Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Clement, Louisa Catherine Adams – waist length
Object Number
1950.6.15
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