Half-Length Portrait of a Woman (Mrs. Belknap or Mrs. Robert Lenox?); from disassembled Cummings album

Object Number: 
1979.14d
Medium: 
Graphite on paper squared for transfer backed with pink album paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 13/16 x 4 in. ( 12.2 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Cummings"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Cummings"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
This sketch came to the society mounted in an album of sketches and engravings by Thomas S. Cummings and various other nineteenth-century American artists. In the album, the subject (née Rachel Carmer) is incorrectly identified as "Mrs. Belknap."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Whitney Hartshorne
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group