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Creator:
Joanna Boyce Wells, 1831–1861, British
Title:

Fanny Eaton

Former Title(s):

Study of Fanny Eaton

Head of a Mulatto Woman (Mrs. Eaton)

Head of a mulatto woman

Date:
1861
Medium:
Oil on paper laid to linen
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 6 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches (17.1 x 13.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, upper left: "Joanna M Wells 1861"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1991.29
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
earrings | ethnicity | jewelry | model (person) | pearls | portrait | profile (figure) | queen (person) | shawl | shawls | woman
Associated People:
Eaton, Fanny (1835-1924), artists' model
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1336
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Allen Staley, The New Painting of the 1860s, between the pre-raphaelites and the aesthetic movement , Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 2011, pp. 92-93, 121, fig. 81, ND467 .S72 2011 Oversize (YCBA)

Diane Waggoner, The Pre-Raphaelite lens, British photography and painting, 1848-1875 , National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Farnham, Surrey [England], 2009, p. 139, fig. 7, N72 P5 W34 2010 + (YCBA)


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