Portrait of a Woman
At the time that he made this work, Henry Inman was already established as a miniature painter in New York and was shifting his focus to full-scale oil portraits. His miniaturist sensibility still remains evident in the small scale, precise brushwork, and careful articulation of details in this stunning picture. During his transition to oil, Inman delegated his miniature commissions to his student and business partner, Thomas Seir Cummings, whose work is displayed below.
Oil on panel
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Lydia Richardson Babbott Fund
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Henry Inman (American, 1801-1846). Portrait of a Woman, ca. 1825. Oil on panel, 8 x 6 3/8 in. (20.3 x 16.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Lydia Richardson Babbott Fund, 32.1680 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 32.1680_transp1098.jpg)
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