Artwork Title: Portrait of Elizabeth L. Burton - Artist Name: Thomas Eakins

Portrait of Elizabeth L. Burton

Thomas Eakins

Elizabeth Burton was a painter who lived near Eakins. Before this work could be completed, she left Philadelphia for British North Borneo (now the state of Sabah in Malaysia). ( Three-quarter figure facing spectator, right hand on back of chair; left on hip. Hair worn in pompadour style of early 20th century. Greyish-blue taffeta dress trimmed with ruching of cocoa brown silk. (Wikipedia)
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