Portrait of the Artist's Wife

  • Albino Cavallito, Portrait of the Artist's Wife, 1935-1936, limestone, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Julia A. Sullivan, 1969.159

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This is a portrait of Albino Cavallito’s first wife, Julia A. Sullivan. The delicately carved eyes soften the figure’s expression and create the appearance of a graceful, proud woman. Her hair is braided tightly around her head, emphasizing the long neck and stately pose.

Title
Portrait of the Artist's Wife
Artists
Date
1935-1936
On View
Dimensions
16 1/4 x 9 x 10 1/4 in. (41.3 x 22.9 x 26.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Julia A. Sullivan

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Cavallito, Albino, Mrs. – head
  • Portrait female – Sullivan, Julia – head
Object Number
1969.159
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