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Creator Joanna Boyce Wells, 1831–1861, British
Title Fanny Eaton
Alternate 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 6 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches (17.1 x 13.7 cm) Frame: 13 3/4 × 12 1/2 × 1 1/2 inches (34.9 × 31.8 × 3.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Signed and dated, upper left: "Joanna M Wells 1861"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accession Number B1991.29
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1666143
People Represented or Subject • Eaton, Fanny (1835-1924), artists model
Subject Terms earrings | ethnicity | jewelry | model (person) | pearls | portrait | profile (figure) | queen (person) | race (concept) | shawl | shawls | woman
Publications

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)


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)


Adrienne L. Childs, The Black Figure in the European Imaginary, London; Winter Park, FL, 2017, p. 66, pl. 21, N8232 +C59 2017 Oversize (YCBA)

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