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Miniature portrait of Jenny Lind

1942.1624 (RS115014)

Description

A miniature portrait of Jenny Lind, done at half length, with the subject turned at 3/4 angle to the viewer. She wears a burgundy dress with black trim. She wears a chain necklace with a large pendant and a pair of cuff bracelets.

Details

Maker
Dempsey, J. (Maker)
Date
1840-50
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Jackson, E. Nevill
Lind, Jenny
Dimensions
8.375 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1624
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
57482

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