Mrs. John Jordan, Jr.

  • John Henry Brown, Mrs. John Jordan, Jr., 1848, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1952.5.3

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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.

Title
Mrs. John Jordan, Jr.
Artist
Date
1848
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
image: sight 3 x 2 3/8 in. (7.6 x 6.1 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Jordan Jr., John, Mrs. – bust
Object Number
1952.5.3
Palette
Linked Open Data
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