Perdita

  • Elsie Motz Lowdon, Perdita, 1915, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Alice L. McGowan, 1984.12.1

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This miniature was also exhibited under the titles Repose and White on White. It was exhibited in Dallas at the Texas State Fair in 1915, at the National Academy of Design in New York, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. It was also reproduced in an article in Vanity Fair describing the revival of miniature painting in America.

Title
Perdita
Artist
Date
1915
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 5 x 7 1/4 in. (12.7 x 18.4 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Alice L. McGowan

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure female – full length
  • Object – art object – painting
Object Number
1984.12.1
Palette
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