Clarissa

Henry Williams, American, 1787 - 1830

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about 1805-1810

Watercolor on ivory (miniature)

Overall: 4 x 3 in. (10.2 x 7.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Marsh

W.981.79

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed (indistinctly), in background, above left shoulder: Williams. Hand-written note: Clarrissa, betrothed to Samuel Marsh, about 1820

Exhibition History

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 249.

Provenance

Estate of Elizabeth Marsh; given to present collection, 1981.

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