Mrs. Francis Schroeder (Caroline Seaton) (Q20504824)

Label from: English (en)

artist: Richard Morrell Staigg (Q7327902)
collection: Smithsonian American Art Museum (Q1192305)
location: Smithsonian American Art Museum (Q1192305)
country of origin: United States of America (Q30)
depicts: portrait (Q134307) woman (Q467)
instance of: painting (Q3305213)
Smithsonian American Art Museum ID: 22831

information from the Smithsonian American Art Museum catalog

description: Caroline Seaton Schroeder was the daughter of William Seaton, the owner of the newspaper the National Intelligencer, mayor of Washington, D.C., and a regent of the Smithsonian. The pencil outline of Mrs. Schroeder’s dress makes her portrait appear unfinished, as the lower portion of her dress is without color. Richard Morell Staigg used a similar technique in his portrait of Mr. Schroeder.
keywords Portrait female – Schroeder, Francis, Mrs. – knee length Portrait female – Seaton, Caroline – knee length

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