Miniature Portrait of Elizabeth Page

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1835-1840

GUSN

GUSN-29227

Description

This bust-length portrait of a young woman depicts her in three-quarter profile facing right. She wears a dark grey dress with a neckline cut just off of the shoulders, with a fine lace collar and puffed short sleeves with lace cuffs. Her hair is parted in the middle and dressed in ringlets over her ears, with a braided chignon tied in a blue ribbon at the back of her head. She sits against a stippled green/yellow background. The portrait is in its original leather case.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
portraits
paintings (visual works)
ivory (tooth component)
watercolor (paint)
leather
Painting

Label

The sitter is Miss Elizabeth Page (1821-1888), daughter of James Page and sister of Henry Augustus Page (1920.714).

Associated Person

Page, Elizabeth, 1821-1888

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.125 x 4.25 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Henrietta Page

Accession Number

1920.715

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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