We know nothing about this woman, who appears here in a simple dress of sheer fabric, with a small locket at her throat. The locket may contain a miniature, as artists during the nineteenth century often showed their sitters wearing a token similar to the one being painted.
Mrs. John Jordan, Jr.
- Not on view
image: sight 3 x 2 3/8 in. (7.6 x 6.1 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund
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- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait female – Jordan Jr., John, Mrs. – bust
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