Old Woman

19th century

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

Not much is known about this artist and even less about the subject of the portrait, an elderly woman in full dress, clock, and cap. The portrait is framed in gold and set in a large leather case with four flaps to completely cover the miniature.

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  • Title: Old Woman
  • Creator: Guilia Juarez
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • 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: Guilia Juarez
  • Provenance: A.J. Fink, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink Foundation Inc., Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
  • Object Type: miniatures (paintings); portraits
  • Medium: watercolor on ivory
  • Inscriptions: [Signed] Front right, around edge: Guilia Juarez
  • Dimensions: H: 2 1/2 in. (6.35 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
  • Classification: Miniatures
  • Accession Number: 38.545

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