Unidentified (French), Mrs. Fenno Knight (née du Clois), 1799, watercolor on ivory in gilt wooden frame, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Knight Crick, 1931.5.1
Mrs. Fenno Knight sat for her portrait at age eighteen in a stylish high-waisted dress, wearing simple necklaces, earrings, and a hair ornament. Her playful eyes and slight smile suggest a pride and excitement in being painted.
Mrs. Fenno Knight (née du Clois)
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image: sight 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (6.7 x 5.4 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. William Knight Crick
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- watercolor on ivory in gilt wooden frame
- Portrait female – Knight, Mrs. Fenno – bust
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