Portrait of Charlotte Cushman, American Actress (1816–1876)

1888
Vittorio Guaccimanni (Italian, 1859–1938)


Dimensions

Sight: 52 x 35 cm (20 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.) Framed: 87.6 x 69.5 x 5.7 cm (34 1/2 x 27 3/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.565

Medium or Technique

Pastel on sanded paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

American Actress - in American Hall of Fame (inscription on back of frame)

Inscription

In white chalk, l.l.: V. Guaccimanni / 1888

Provenance

Professional Woman's League, NYC, from whom purchased about 1975 by Franklyn Lenthall, ME; June 10, 2001 bequest to James D. Wilmot, Boothbay Harbor, ME; by whom given to MFA, October 19, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of James D. Wilmot in memory of Martha Clough