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Mourning Miniature for "EA"

Unknown

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ARTIST Unknown
MEDIUM Watercolor and human hair on ivory mounted in a brass locket with glass lenses
DATES ca. 1788
DIMENSIONS Image (Recto): 1 5/16 x 1 1/16 in. (3.3 x 2.7 cm) Image (Verso): 3/4 x 5/8 in. (1.9 x 1.6 cm) Frame: 1 1/2 x 1 5/16 in. (3.8 x 3.3 cm)
SIGNATURE Unsigned
INSCRIPTIONS Recto: inscribed around top edge, "EA . OB 27 APRIL 1788 AE. 40". Verso: "EMA" monogram.
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 21.474
CREDIT LINE Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Recto: mourning image of a woman under a weeping willow and leaning over an urn atop a pedestal inscribed "EA"
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