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Triple Portrait of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

Description

Triple portrait of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte (1785-1879). She is seen from the front, from a three-quarter profile view, and from the side profile view. Her brown curly hair is upswept but falls in wisps around her face. Each likeness is shoulder-length and fades at the edges into the blue-gray background.

Date

1856

Materials

Pastel on paper

Dimensions

18.25 H x 24 W inches

Resource ID

8046

Notes

Copy of a previous portrait by Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles J. Bonaparte

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.