Portrait of Belle Dean

Description (Brief)
Ferris copied this unsigned pencil drawing from an 1875 portrait drawing of Belle which he had made the same day as GA*16679, showing another daughter of the Dean family. Their mother was Ferris’s sister Althea Ferris Dean. See also GA*16678, and GA*16684.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
original artist
Ferris, Stephen James
Physical Description
graphite (overall material)
paper (overall material)
image: 8.5 cm x 8.5 cm; 3 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in
sheet: 20 cm x 12.5 cm; 7 7/8 in x 4 15/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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