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Portrait of June Caprice
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Portrait of June Caprice, 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 30.5 x 22.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 x 9 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0278
Description
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Black-and-white, hip-length portrait of a woman facing the left side of the image. She is standing in front of a light-colored background, wearing a dark, strapless dress with beaded, diamond shapes on the front. She has shoulder-length, wavy blonde hair that is not tied or pinned back, and her left hand is raised to her chest. In her right hand she is holding a round object on her shoulder that appears to be a light-colored plate or pan, and frames her profile. Her head is tilted up slightly so that she gazes toward the top left corner of the image.