Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Blue silk day dress, ca. 1864





Day Dress

Date: ca. 1864

Culture: probably French

Medium: silk

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Dorothy H. Johnston, 1940

Accession Number: C.I.40.183.2






Silk taffeta print dress, ca. 1860




Woman's Dress: Bodice and Skirt

Artist/maker unknown, American

Geography:  Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:  c. 1860

Medium:  Warp-printed silk taffeta

Department:  Costume and Textiles

Accession Number: 1988-47-2a,b

Credit Line:  Gift of Phoebe Driscoll, 1988



Unidentified portrait of a little girl, 1861






Unidentified portrait of a little girl

Joseph Nitschner

1861

Medium: Oil on cardboard

Dimensions: 37 x 30 cm (14.6 x 11.8 in)

Repository unknown

Countess Therese Burnswick, 1865




Countess Therese Burnswick

Gustave Courbet, 1865

Private Collection


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Portrait of Doña Josefa García Solis, 1852




Portrait of Doña Josefa García Solis

Antonio Maria Esquivel (1806–1857)

Date 1852

Medium oil on canvas

Dimensions 210 × 157 cm (82.7 × 61.8 in)

Museum of Romanticism

Alexandra, Princess of Denmark with Prince Albert Victor, ca. 1865.

Alexandra, Princess of Denmark with Prince Albert Victor, ca. 1865.

Princess Alexandra & Prince Albert, Prince & Princess of Wales, ca. 1862.

Princess Alexandra & Prince Albert, Prince & Princess of Wales, ca. 1862.