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 Building

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

Maker

Dempsey, J. (Maker)

Object Type

Art

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