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girl with basket
  • England, United Kingdom
  • girl with basket, 1700s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 90.2 x 71.1 cm
    Canvas/Support: 35 1/2 x 28 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Hugo Emmerich
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0105
Description

Portrait of a girl wearing a bonnet tied under the chin with ribbon. She has her left hand on her right forearm and her right hand is holding flowers. She has long wavy hair and smiles a little. She is leaning on a stone pedestal upon which a woven basket sits. There is a landscape in the bottom third of the background with the upper two-thirds sky.