Mabel R. Welch, Rosina Cox Boardman, ca. 1940, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters, 1965.30.10
Rosina Cox Boardman, a miniaturist herself, was born in 1878. This means she would have been sixty-two at the time of this portrait, but the artist chose to depict her at around forty years old. The Levantia White Boardman Memorial Medal, a coveted prize awarded by the American Society of Miniature Painters, was named after Rosina’s mother. Both Boardman and Mabel Welch were recipients of this award during their careers.
Rosina Cox Boardman
- ca. 1940
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- Not on view.
sight 4 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (11.0 x 8.9 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters
- Dress – accessory – fur
- Portrait female – Boardman, Rosina Cox – bust
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