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"Young Girl Seated" by Thomas Wilmer Dewing. 1896 oil on canvas. In the collection of The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC. Gift of John Gellatly.

"Portrait of a Young Woman" by Edward Harrison May (1862) at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC - From the curators' comments: " The girl’s tilted head, wide eyes, and slightly parted lips create an idealized image that is both classical and melancholy. Her dark hair and rich green dress emphasize the porcelain skin of her bare throat, reinforcing the nineteenth-century idea of women as fragile creatures."

Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Lady in Green and Gray, 1911, Oil on canvas 61.3 x 50.8 cm (24 1/8 x 20 in.)