George H. Hite, Portrait of a Lady, 1851, watercolor on ivory mounted on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1987.68
The artist painted the background of this miniature in a vignette, so that the color fades into the background. When the ivory is viewed without its frame, the smudgy edges of the paint are revealed.
Portrait of a Lady
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- Not on view.
2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (6.7 x 5.4 cm) rectangle
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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- watercolor on ivory mounted on paper
- Portrait female – unidentified – bust
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