Description Three-quarter, seated portrait of a young woman holding a cat in her lap, with a landscape background. Despite the inscription engraved on the back of the frame, which attributes this miniature to the American artist Rembrant Peale, it is likely European in origin.
Provenance A. R. Peale Jr., Philadelphia [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink, Baltimore, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; A.J. Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 1963, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
Inscriptions [Inscription] On back of frame: Mary M. Phillips by Rembrandt Peale
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
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