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Two Girls at a Pianoforte


Miniature group portrait in a circular format. Interior scene shows two women seated before a pianoforte. The woman at left wears a hat with a blue bow and a dark blue dress and holds a letter in her hand. The woman at right wears a white dress with pink flower at breast and red and black necklace, and has long black hair. They sit beneath a blue curtain.


circa 1798


Watercolor on ivory, tortoiseshell


3.5 D inches

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Mrs. Edwin Howar Purchase Fund

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