Miniature portrait of Jenny Lind

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1840-50

GUSN

GUSN-57482

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

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Painting

Associated Person

Lind, Jenny
Jackson, E. Nevill

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Dempsey, J. (Maker)

Dimensions

8.375 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1624