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Portrait of a Lady
  • Jeremias Majer
    1735–1789
    born: Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany ; died: Kew, England, United Kingdom
  • Portrait of a Lady, circa 1760
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • Canvas/Support: 4.8 x 3.8 cm
    Canvas/Support: 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Starr
  • Not on display
  • 1966.0012
Description
Literature

Miniature bust length portrait of a woman in a purple dress with a large lace collar. A black lace shawl covers her shoulders. She has gray hair (wig?) covered in a lace bonnet, tied under the chin. She is shown in three-quarter view, turning her head to the right, eyes looking out at the viewer. The background is gray. Simple frame, loop at the top for suspension. Pendant to 1966.0011