Portrait of a Lady

  • George H. Hite, Portrait of a Lady, 1851, watercolor on ivory mounted on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1987.68

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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.

Title
Portrait of a Lady
Artist
Date
1851
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (6.7 x 5.4 cm) rectangle
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory mounted on paper
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1987.68
Palette
Linked Open Data
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