Requires Photography

Portrait of Mrs. Elizabeth Oaks Smith

1846
Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 9, fig. 6

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.2 x 23.3 cm (11 1/2 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.249

Medium or Technique

Black chalk on ivory paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Anonymous portraits. Standing figure, three-quarters length, of young woman wearing gown with shirring at shoulders and waist. Glossy hair parted in center; hands folded resting on parapet. Posed against trees and foliage.

Inscription

LC in graphite: Elizabeth Oaks Smith; on verso of mat: Meiner schoner (?) Fanny/ Mai 1846

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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