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Portrait of a Child

Berthe-Marie-Pauline Morisot, French, 1841 - 1895

Made in France, Europe


Oil on canvas

21 3/4 x 18 1/4 inches (55.2 x 46.4cm) Framed: 28 1/2 × 25 5/8 × 4 1/4 inches (72.4 × 65.1 × 10.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 265, European Art 1850-1900, second floor (Eglin Gallery)

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Credit Line:
Bequest of Lisa Norris Elkins, 1950

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Probably William M. Elkins (1882-1947) and his wife Elizabeth "Lisa" C. Norris Elkins (1898-1950), Philadelphia, by 1947 [1]; Elizabeth "Lisa" C. Norris Elkins; bequest to PMA, 1950. 1. William McIntire Elkins' obituary, published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on June 13, 1947, notes that his art collection included paintings by Pissarro, Lautrec, Renoir, Matisse, Morisot, Laurence, Hicks, and Cosway.

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