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Title Mrs. Samuel Wilson
Artist Officer, Thomas
Date 1838
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 inches
Signature T.S.O.1838 Pinxt
Signature Location bottom right
Inscription NA
Credit line Museum Purchase with funds provided by the Victor Morawetz Fund
Accession Number 1936.007.0001
Collection Miniature
Description The severity of Mrs. Wilson's dress style and hairdo have been countered by the attempt at an informal pose. However, the position of her left arm remains awkward. Like other artists working in the 1830s, Officer had a tendency to use heavy pigmentation.
Subjects Wilson
Image 001\1936.07.01.JPG