Helena (Head of a Young Woman)

Unknown German, German


19th century

Watercolor or oil on porcelain (miniature)

Overall: 2 3/4 × 2 1/4 in. (7 × 5.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Estate of Walter Hall Russell, Class of 1904



Place Made: Germany, Europe


19th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, on reverse, in red watercolor (or ink): 15 / Helene.; on reverse, in graphite: G [or 6?] Ba [solidus is part of inscription, mat line break]; impressed, on reverse, with marker's mark [?]; stamped, on reverse, in blue ink: Germany.; inscribed, on gummed label on reverse of frame: Helene; typed label [probably applied at Dartmouth] on old frame backing: Miniature. Head of a Young Woman / From the Walter Hall Russell Estate, / Cananda. November 1955; the same label inscribed in graphite: "Helene"; second label on old backing, typed: ART DEPARTMENT, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE


Estate of Walter Hall Russell; given to present collection, 1955.

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