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Mrs. James Wilson

Object Number: 
1942.426
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Oil on cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 1/2 x 22 1/4 in. ( 69.8 x 56.5 cm )
Gallery Label: 
This portrait was probably painted from a photograph, a practice frequently employed by the artist who was living in Iowa by 1870. The portrait was a gift to the Society from the daughter of the artist.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carrie F. Wetherby
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group