Head of an Arab Girl (Q20528018)

Label from: English (en)

artist: Miner Kilbourne Kellogg (Q6864228)
collection: Smithsonian American Art Museum (Q1192305)
location: Smithsonian American Art Museum (Q1192305)
country of origin: United States of America (Q30)
depicts: woman (Q467)
instance of: painting (Q3305213)
Smithsonian American Art Museum ID: 32851

information from the Smithsonian American Art Museum catalog

description: Miner Kilbourne Kellogg made many sketches of Egypt, Palestine, and Constantinople during the 1840s. When he returned to Florence, he created several idealized paintings of Middle Eastern people that he advertised as “national representative portraits.” (Davis, The Landscape of Belief, 1996)
keywords Figure female – bust Ethnic – Arabian Dress – ethnic – Arabian dress

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