Portrait of a Lady

  • William M. S. Doyle, Portrait of a Lady, 1810, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1954.6.3

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This young lady appears to have been a prominent member of Boston society in the early nineteenth century. She wears an evening gown of pale, delicate material, with a shawl wrapped around her arms for warmth.

Title
Portrait of a Lady
Artist
Date
1810
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 3 x 2 1/2 in. (7.5 x 6.3 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
1954.6.3
Palette
Linked Open Data
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