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A Young Widow.
1830-1840
Printer:Printed by D. W. Kellogg & Co. , American, 1830 - 1840
Publisher:Published by D. W. Kellogg & Co. , American, 1830 - 1840
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 10 x 9 3/4in. (25.4 x 24.8cm) Sheet (height x width): 15 1/4 x 13 15/16in. (38.7 x 35.4cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel St. John Morgan
Description: Three-quarter length seated portrait of a woman and a young child, looking towards the right. The woman wears a low-cut dress with full sleeves. Her left sleeve is fastened with a string of pearls, and she wears a bracelet of pearls on her left wrist. She wears a rose in her bodice and additional roses and a band in her hair. The child wears a gown with a broad sash, and he points with his left hand. He leans on a circular support at the left. There appears to be a slipcover on the chair in which the woman is seated.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "A YOUNG WIDOW." On verso, inscribed in pencil, upper left, "63980 [upside down, crossed out]" and accession number. Inscribed in center, "Drawer 18 #13 [crossed out] 19".
Object Number: 1955.15.9
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