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Untitled portrait of a girl thought to be Margaret Howe

ca. 1820
19th century
98 x 78 mm (3.9 x 3.1 in.)


Object Type: painting
Medium and Support: Gouache on ivory
Marks: Signed with initials, left center: “L.Z.” [read previously as “J.T.”]; inscribed (in a nineteenth-century hand?) on backing paper: “Margaret Howe / by / John Trumbull / on Ivory”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Possibly Dora Hopkins Adams Sharp (ca. 1871 – ca. 1930), Georgia; her daughter, Dorothy Newton Sharp; by descent to her son, Russell G. D’Oench
Credit Line: Gift of Russell G. and Ellen G. D’Oench (BA Wesleyan 1973, Trustee 1977–1979, DAC Curator 1979–1998), 2001
Accession Number: 2000.12.2

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  • female portraits
  • girls - Use to refer to female human beings from birth through adolescence. [August 1993 descriptor added.]
  • miniatures (paintings) - Use for paintings on a very small scale, especially the portraits on vellum or ivory popular in England and America from the Renaissance into the 19th century. For paintings in Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, use "illustrations."
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m

Location Latitude: American, Longitude: D'Oench

  • sheet Dimensions: 98 x 78 mm (3.9 x 3.1 in.)

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