Half-Length Portrait of a Woman (Mrs. Belknap or Mrs. Robert Lenox?); from disassembled Cummings album
Graphite on paper squared for transfer backed with pink album paper
Overall: 4 13/16 x 4 in. ( 12.2 x 10.2 cm )
signature: lower right: "Cummings"
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Cummings"
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."
Gift of Whitney Hartshorne
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.