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The Forlorn Fairy

1897
Laura Coombs Hills (American, 1859–1952)


Dimensions

33.65 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.3833

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink with gray wash and watercolor, heightened with silver metallic paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

In ink at top of sheet "The Forlorn Fairy./ for M. H. from L. H./ June 8, 1897"; in brush on her veil "Laura Hills"

Provenance

Mildred Howells, Boston, MA; gift to MFA, December 14, 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mildred Howells