Portrait of Señorita Lola

Description (Brief)
Stephen Ferris’s note on the pencil drawing suggests that Señorita Lola might be Portuguese. Gerome Ferris was quite struck by the drawing and noted on it: “Magnificent! The history of a race.” It was made while Stephen and Gerome visited Spain in 1881.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1881
original artist
Ferris, Stephen James
Physical Description
graphite (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
image: 11.5 cm x 8 cm; 4 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in
sheet: 23.5 cm x 16 cm; 9 1/4 in x 6 5/16 in
place made
Spain
ID Number
GA*16665
catalog number
16665
accession number
119780
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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