Francis " Fanny " Cadwallader Crowninshield (Mrs. John Quincy Adams II )

about 1849
Richard Saltonstall Greenough (1819–1904)


Object Place: Florence or Rome, Italy

Dimensions

30.48 x 33.02 x 15.24 cm (12 x 13 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

1994.314

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

A third-life-sized bust of a young girl, about ten years old, with her hair pulled back in two lateral plaits across the top of her neck; it then falls loose down the front of her shoulders; a ribbon also decorates her hair on the proper left side behind her ear.

Provenance

Inherited by the donor, Fanny Crowninshield Mason, from the original owner and sitter, Mrs. John Quincy Adams II, her grandmother and namesake.

Credit Line

Bequest of Fanny Crowninshield Mason