Portrait of a Young Woman

1856
Vincent Colyer (American, 1825–1888)


Dimensions

Sheet (oval, sight): 50.8 x 40 cm (20 x 15 3/4 in.) Framed (oval): 66 x 55.9 cm (26 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

1995.723

Medium or Technique

Black chalk heightened with white on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Later Mrs. Henry C. Morse of Boston.

Inscription

Signed at right: V Colyer / May 1856. Framed in gold oval frame.

Provenance

Mrs. Henry C. Morse, Boston, MA; Mrs. J.J. McGill; Barbara Whitley (granddaughter of J.J. McGill), Westmount, Quebec, Canada; gift to MFA, September 1995.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Barbara Whitley in memory of her grandmother Mrs. J. J. McGill