Description From the sitters costume and hair style this portrait of an unknown woman can be dated to ca. 1840. She appears to be in evening dress, with a pearl necklace and matching earrings (only one of which is visible beneath her hair), and elaborate hair ornamentation. Her black shawl has a decorative trim and she is seated on a couch.
Provenance Thomas Footer, Cumberland, MD, before 1921; inherited by Ellen G. Keene, Baltimore, 1921; inherited Mrs. Mary K. Greenblatt, Baltimore and her brother, Cy Keene, Jr., Owings Mills, Maryland, 1994; given to Walters Art Museum, 1995.
Inscriptions [Sticker] on reverse: 117
Credit Gift of Mrs. Cyril W. Keene
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