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Artist: Wiltz, Madeline E. Shiff
Date: 1922

The inclusion of the blue kimono and the screen in the background are suggestive of the influence Japanese art and culture had on early twentieth-century art. The composition is almost a symphony in blue tones.


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

  • Artist's Dates: 1885 - 1966
  • Artist's Nationality: American
  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Support: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 4 1/2 X 3 1/4 Inches
  • Signature: M. Shiff 22
  • Signature Location: bottom left
  • Credit: Gift of the Artist
  • Period: Revival
  • Accession Number: 1962.030
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