Description This portrait, of the wife of Colonel Alexander Smith, and its companion piece (Walters 37.2773) are among Miller's few early documented works. The colonel's account book lists a payment of seventy-five dollars made for this pair of portraits on April 1, 1833.
Provenance Colonel Alexander Smith, Baltimore, April 1, 1833, by commission; Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Schmeisser, Gibson Island, Maryland, [date of acquisition unknown] by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 2006, by gift.
Credit Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Schmeisser, 2006
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