A Young Lady
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.35
People
Anson Dickinson, American (Milton, CT 1779 - 1852 Milton, CT)
Title
A Young Lady
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1815
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions
framed: 8.9 x 7.6 cm (3 1/2 x 3 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: engraved verso: Anson Dickinson/pinxit
Provenance
Sold at Christie's March 20, 1990, lot 112; purchased by private collector; Fogg purchase at Bonham's London, November 21, 2007, lot 308.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Daniel A. Pollack, Class of 1960, American Art Acquisition Fund
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.35
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Melissa Renn, American Paintings at Harvard, Volume One: Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels by Artists Born before 1826, Yale University Press and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), p. 173, cat. 114, ill.

Exhibition History

GenEd US12 American Encounters: Art, Contact, and Conflict, 1560-1860 (S427) Spring 2012, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 05/12/2012

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

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