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Maker(s):Morgan, William
Culture:American (1826 - 1900)
Title:Portrait of an Old Woman
Date Made:1879
Materials:charcoal on buff wove paper glued down on heavy stock cream
Place Made:United States
Measurements:sheet: 24 3/16 x 18 1/2 in.; 61.4363 x 46.99 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signed and dated in pencil at lower right: William Morgan / 1879
Accession Number:  SC 1965.70
Credit Line:Bequest of Mrs. James R. Goodale (Emily J. Brander, class of 1913)
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

seated old woman with center parted hair, wide skirted dress, dark shawl and gloves, book in hands, bonnet with lace edge tied under chin, plain wall behind

women; costume; literature

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