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In this miniature self portrait, Sarah Goodridge (sometimes spelled Goodrich) depicted herself staring out of the composition with a poised directness, implying confidence in herself and her artistic abilities. According to the artist's sister Eliza, who also became a miniature painter, Sarah...

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Provenance

The artist; Samuel E. Appleton, Reading, Mass., a relative of the artist; to Miss Harriet Sarah Walker; to MFA, 1895, gift of Miss Harriet Sarah Walker.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Harriet Sarah Walker

1830

Dimensions

9.52 x 6.73 cm (3 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.1424

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on ivory

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