Mary Ann Belinda O'Keefe (Mrs. William White)

Artist: Clorivière, Joseph-Pierre Picot de Limoelan de
Date: 1806

Mrs. White's husband's family was from Georgia. According to Cloriviere's diary still in family hands he painted numerous miniatures for Mrs. White in Augusta during May and June, 1806. Cloriviere lovingly painted Mary White's lace collar, bonnet and flowers with a delicate and precise touch. Her features, including her skewed right eye and pug nose, are directly rendered.


This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984

  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Support: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 2 3/4 X 2 1/4 Inches
  • Signature: Picot
  • Signature Location: bottom right
  • Credit: Bequest of Mrs. W. E. Simms
  • Period: 19th century
  • Accession Number: 1972.010.0001
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