A Lady

ca. 1840

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

The unkown sitter in this portrait wears a black dress with white lace collar, and a white lace cap. The miniature can be dated to ca. 1840 from the woman's dress and hair style.

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  • Title: A Lady
  • Creator: American
  • Date Created: ca. 1840
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: American
  • Provenance: A.J. Fink [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink Foundation Inc., Baltimore, 1963, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
  • Object Type: miniatures (paintings)
  • Medium: watercolor on ivory
  • Dimensions: H: 2 1/2 x W: 1 3/4 in. (6.35 x 4.4 cm); Framed H: 3 7/16 x W: 2 5/16 in. (8.7 x 5.8 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
  • Classification: Miniatures
  • Accession Number: 38.445

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