Mourning Miniature for "EA"
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Watercolor and human hair on ivory mounted in a brass locket with glass lenses
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)
Recto: inscribed around top edge, "EA . OB 27 APRIL 1788 AE. 40". Verso: "EMA" monogram.
Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett
Recto: mourning image of a woman under a weeping willow and leaning over an urn atop a pedestal inscribed "EA"
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