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A Young Widow.
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 1/8 x 10in. (25.7 x 25.4cm) Sheet (height x width): 15 x 11 1/8in. (38.1 x 28.3cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Rockwell Gardiner
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 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.
Technique Note: Print is uncolored, except for a very small amount of pink watercolor on the child's sash. (Finlay 11/21/2002)
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "A YOUNG WIDOW." On verso, in pencil: upper right, "Gift, Rocky Gardiner"; lower left, accession number; lower right, "Drawer 18 [crossed out] 19".
Object Number: 1983.39.3
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