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Mrs. John Bliss (Anna Watson)

Attributed to Alvan Fisherc. 1826

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

The neckline shape and edging, and style of straight sleeve capped with a small puff seen in this portrait of Mrs. John Bliss were inspired by sixteenth-century fashions.

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  • Title: Mrs. John Bliss (Anna Watson)
  • Creator: Attributed to Alvan Fisher
  • Manufacturer: American
  • Date Created: c. 1826
  • Location Created: United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 29 ½ x 25 inches
  • Provenance: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Bequest of Miss Rosa Watson and Miss Cecile A. Watson, 1948.528
  • Type: Painting
  • Original Source: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Bequest of Miss Rosa Watson and Miss Cecile A. Watson, 1948.528
  • Medium: Oil on wood
  • Creator 1 death date: 1863
  • Creator 1 birth date: 1792

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