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Portrait of a Woman, from disassembled Cummings album; verso: fragmentary sketch for an oval portrait

Object Number: 
1979.36
Date: 
c. 1820-25
Medium: 
Watercolor and graphite on card; graphite
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 11/16 x 3 3/8 in. ( 9.4 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "Potter"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "Potter"
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Whitney Hartshorne
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group