Portrait of a Young Girl

Luce Center Label

The young girl in this painting wears a black gown with puffed or “melon” sleeves. Fashionable ladies sometimes inflated these with removable down-filled pillows.

Title
Portrait of a Young Girl
Artist
Date
ca. 1830
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sight 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (4.4 x 3.8 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – unidentified – child
Object Number
1982.98.1
Palette
Emoji
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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