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Portrait of a Young Woman

Inscription

Signed at right: V Colyer / May 1856. Framed in gold oval frame.

Provenance

Mrs. Henry C. Morse, Boston, MA; Mrs. J.J. McGill; Barbara Whitley (granddaughter of J.J. McGill), Westmount, Quebec, Canada; gift to MFA, September 1995.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Barbara Whitley in memory of her grandmother Mrs. J. J. McGill

1856

Dimensions

Sheet (oval, sight): 50.8 x 40 cm (20 x 15 3/4 in.) Framed (oval): 66 x 55.9 cm (26 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

1995.723

Medium or Technique

Black chalk heightened with white on buff paper

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