Alfred T. Agate, Portrait of a Lady, ca. 1840, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1944.7.4
The lady in this portrait wears a hairstyle fashionable with the young during the 1840s and 1850s. It is parted smoothly in the middle with tight clusters of curls over each ear.
Portrait of a Lady
- ca. 1840
- On View
- Not on view.
3 7/8 x 3 in. (10.0 x 7.6 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund
- Mediums Description
- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait female – unidentified – bust
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