Untitled, Portrait of a Young Girl

Media - 1983.114.21 - SAAM-1983.114.21_1 - 7572
Copied Kenyon Cox, Untitled, Portrait of a Young Girl, ca. 1900, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Ambrose Lansing, 1983.114.21
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Artwork Details

Title
Untitled, Portrait of a Young Girl
Artist
Date
ca. 1900
Dimensions
35 3421 34 in. (90.855.3 cm.)
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ambrose Lansing
Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure female — child — full length
Object Number
1983.114.21

Artwork Description

Further research might help to identify this young girl and Kenyon Cox’s reasons for painting her. Although the background is spare, Cox enlivened the portrait with the girl’s animated expression, which hints at a mischievous character.