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Image of Mrs. William Carter Dickerman

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John White Alexander
American (1856 - 1915) Primary

Mrs. William Carter Dickerman

Oil on canvas

80 in. x 42 in. (203.2 cm x 106.68 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.15
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Paintings; Oil Paintings
Culture/Nationality: American

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  • American - Refers to the context of or associated specifically with the modern political entity of the United States of America.
  • canvas - Closely woven textile made in various weights, usually of flax, hemp, jute, or cotton, used especially for sails, tarpaulins, awnings, upholstery, bags, and as a support for oil painting.
  • female - Referring to the sex that normally produces eggs or female germ cells.
  • oil paint - A paint made by grinding pigments with a drying oil such as linseed oil. After 1940 alkyd binders were often added to oil paint to provide faster drying times.
  • oil paintings - Creative works in the medium of oil paint.
  • portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness, usually including the face of the person. For representations intended to be anonymous, or of fictional or mythological characters, see "figures (representations)."
  • standing - For a person or bipedal animal, having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs. For a quadrupedal animal, having the body supported by four straight legs. For an object, positioned in an erect, upright position, perhaps having the support of a base or stand, but without the support of a wall or other attached architectural element.

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