Portrait of Elizabeth Moran Ferris

Description
Stephen Ferris drew this pencil portrait of his wife, Elizabeth Anastasia Moran Ferris, in 1878. Ferris probably met Elizabeth through his friendship with her brothers, artists Thomas and Peter Moran. The couple married in 1862. Their son, Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, a history painter and etcher, was born in 1863 and their daughter, May Electa Ferris, a landscape painter and etcher, in 1871.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1878
original artist
Ferris, Stephen James
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
Measurements
image: 15 cm x 12.5 cm; 5 7/8 in x 4 15/16 in
sheet: 24 cm x 18 cm; 9 7/16 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
GA*16649
catalog number
GA*16649
accession number
119,780
subject
Art
Communications
Portraits
Ferris Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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