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Portrait of a Child
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Portrait of a Child

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The inscription on the back of the frame- "Heaven has in store w[ha]t thou hast lost"- indicates that this miniature represents a child who had died. See Notes field
Date Description Narrative
  • Four Centuries of Miniature Painting from the Collections of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc. and A.J. Fink, Personally. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1958-1959.
Provenance Huntington Collection [brother of the late Mrs. Henry E. Huntington], New York and California; acquired by A. Jay Fink; by bequest to A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore 1961; given to Walters Art Museum, 1963. [1] no. A-105
Inscriptions [Inscription] On back: Heaven has in store w[ha]t thou hast lost
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963

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early 19th century
watercolor on ivory, gold frame
Accession Number
1 1/2 x 2 in. (3.81 x 5.08 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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