Portrait of a Polynesian Lady

1842
Alfred Thomas Agate (American, 1812–1846)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 61

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.7 x 16.5 cm (7 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.2494

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Bust, facing. Low-necked, embroided white dress; beaded chain with miniature; high comb.

Inscription

Inscription lower left: A. T. Agate del / 1842

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 8, 1951

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875