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Johanna Maria ("Jenny") Lind (1820-1887) in the Role of Amina in "La Somnambula"

Object Number: 
1945.585
Date: 
c. 1860
Medium: 
Watercolor, white gouache, and graphite on heavy watercolor paper, laid on board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. ( 36.8 x 26 cm ) mat: 19 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. ( 48.9 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on paper backing: "Original watercolor of Jenny Lind as 'Amina' in 'La Sonnambula' attributed to H. Walker (English Artist). This painting was once the personal property of Jenny Lind. It came from her house, No. 1, Morton Gardens, London whe
Inscriptions: 
Reputedly there was a handwritten inscription pasted on the reverse of the paper backing: "Original watercolor of Jenny Lind as 'Amina' in 'La Sonnambula' attributed to H. Walker (English Artist). This paiting was once the personal property of Jenny Lind. It came from her house, No. 1, Morton Gardens, London where she lived in 1875"
Description: 
Portrait
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Provenance: 
Collection of Jenny Lind, London
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group