Portrait of Helen Elwyn Kremer

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1907-1910

GUSN

GUSN-175063

Description

Portrait of Helen Mary Middleton Elwyn Kremer (b. 1866) (Mrs. William Nance Kremer). Three-quarter length portrait of an older woman with gray hair and dark eyes seated on a gold upholstered sofa. She is wearing a green pendant necklace and a purple silk dress with sheer white lace sleeves. She also holds a feathered fan in her lap. Carved gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
Masonite (TM)
Painting

Inscription

"MUSEUM / OF THE / Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences/ Artist...C. Beaux / Title....[paper is ripped at this point, illeg.]" (printed)
"KF2968A"
"KF2968A"
"Portrait of / Helen Elwyn Kremer / (Mrs. William A [middle initial illeg.] Kremer) / Given to her Great-Niece / Frances Wendell Stone / JOM [? illeg. letters], 1923." (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

35.5

Maker

Beaux, Cecilia, 1853-1942 (Artist)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia or New York

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

52 x 40 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances S. Warrick

Accession Number

2009.22.5