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Reflections, (painting)

Title: Girl with Mirror, (painting)
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Painter:
Benson, Frank Weston 1862-1951
Subject:
Rogers, C. M. A., Mrs. (Elisabeth (Betty) Benson)
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1921
Notes:
"The art of Frank W. Benson, American impressionist," Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1999, no. 30.
"Frank W. Benson: a retrospective," New York: Berry-Hill Galleries, 1989, fig. 102.
"The Huntington Art Collections: A Handbook," San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1986.
Walther, Susan Danly, "The Virginia Steele Scott Gallery at the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California," Antiques 130 (Aug. 1986): pg. 270-279.
Victor D. Spark, 1974.
"Important Recent Acquisitions," New York: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, 1972.
Image on file.
"The art of Frank W. Benson, American impressionist," Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1999, no. 30.
"Frank W. Benson: a retrospective," New York: Berry-Hill Galleries, 1989, pg. 102.
"Important Recent Acquisitions," New York: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, 1972, no. 3.
(Lower left:) F. W. Benson/1921 signed
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:
A woman (the artist's daughter, Elisabeth) sits at a table, holding a mirror in her proper right hand. In her proper left hand she is holding a feather, and the end of a very long necklace that she is wearing. Her eyes appear to be closed.
Topic:
Portrait female--Full length
State of Being--Mood--Meditation
Architecture interior--Domestic
Object--Furniture--Mirror
Control number:
IAP 61200167
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_80525

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