Portrait of a Lady

  • Daniel F. Ames, Portrait of a Lady, ca. 1850, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry Du Pré Bounetheau, 1946.3.17

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The lady in this portrait wears her hair pulled over her ears and tied in a knot at the back, a style that was fashionable for older women during the mid-nineteenth century.

Title
Portrait of a Lady
Artist
Date
ca. 1850
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. (5.5 x 4.1 cm) octagon
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Henry Du Pré Bounetheau

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1946.3.17
Palette
Linked Open Data
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