Portrait of a Lady

  • 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.

Title
Portrait of a Lady
Artist
Date
ca. 1840
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
3 783 in. (10.07.6 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 – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1944.7.4
Palette
Linked Open Data
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