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Mary Leypold Griffith (1838-1841), (painting)

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Painter:
Peale, Sarah Miriam 1800-1885
Subject:
Griffith, Mary Leypold
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1841
Notes:
"The Neville-Strass Collection: American Women Artists 1819-1947," Hagerstown, MD: The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 2003, pg. 34.
Image on file.
"The Neville-Strass Collection: American Women Artists 1819-1947," Hagerstown, MD: The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 2003, cover.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Portrait of a young Mary Leypold "Molly" Griffith seated on a patterned carpet, her body facing forward, her legs extended, and her gaze directed toward the viewer. In her left hand she holds a strip of white paper that she cuts into zig zags with a pair of sissors held in her right hand. Beside her are several picture books including an alphabet book with fold-out pages. She wears a red off-the shoulder dress with short sleeves, white pantaloons, and black shoes.
Topic:
Portrait female--Child
Portrait female--Full length
Recreation--Sport & Play
Object--Written Matter--Book
Control number:
IAP 9C790033
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_398657

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