Portraits of a Gentleman and a Lady

ca. 1835

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

This double portrait of a man and a woman can be dated to the late 1830s from the costume and hair styles. The woman is perhaps in mourning. The frame appears to be contemporary with the miniatures.

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  • Title: Portraits of a Gentleman and a Lady
  • Creator: American
  • Date Created: ca. 1835
  • Subject Keywords: double-portraits; male portraits; female portraits
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  • Roles: Artist: American
  • Provenance: Acquired by Abraham Jay Fink, Baltimore; by bequest to A. J. Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 1963; given to Walters Art Museum, 1963.
  • Object Type: miniatures (paintings); portraits
  • Medium: watercolor on ivory, bronze frame
  • Exhibitions: Portraits Re-Examined: Dawoud Bey Project. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008-2009.
  • Dimensions: Overall H: 5 1/16 x W:6 7/8 in. (12.9 x 17.4 cm) Images H: 2 5/16 x W: 1 3/4 in. (5.9 x 4.4 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
  • Classification: Miniatures
  • Accession Number: 38.447

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