Portrait of a Lady (The Pearl Necklace)

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Artist

Childe Hassam
1859-1935
Born in Dorchester, MA

Title

Portrait of a Lady (The Pearl Necklace)

Date

ca. 1915-1918

Description

Childe Hassam painted this bust portrait of a woman in broken, textured strokes. She is dressed in a yellow off-the-shoulder top and wears a pearl necklace and her hair in a bun. Her dress and the rosy peach color of her skin contrasts with the light green background.

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimension

13 5/8 x 16 3/4 inches

Credit Line

Purchase, Florence H. and Louis F. Weyand Fund

Object ID

86.26.1

Publications

Canterbury, Sue. "Childe Hassam." In Our Treasures: Highlights from the Minnesota Museum of American Art, edited by Kristin Makholm, 42-43. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Museum of American Art, 2011.

Rights Statement

No Copyright - United States