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Portrait of Diana Mary Barker

Artist

Benjamin West

Date

1766

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G336
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Portrait of Diana Mary Barker: Gallery Label - Current
Charleston Drawing Room:
: Benjamin West 1738-1820
: A West Portrait of the Italian Period
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 37 x 33 in. (93.98 x 83.82 cm) (canvas)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Date; Inscription on reverse of stretcher: [(illegible) Diana Mary Barker of Speen-(illegible) by B. West] LR in black: [B. West. 1766.]
Physical Description: Portrait of Diana Mary Barker. Young woman turned three-quarters toward the spectator, with dark eyes straight ahead, raises left hand to pick a small pink flower growing in a pot; in the other, she holds some pink roses. Blue and gold striped ribbon, bar
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of James F. and Louise H. Bell in memory of James S. and Sallie M. Bell
Accession Number: 31.39
Artist: Benjamin West, American, 1738 - 1820
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1738 - 1820
Added to Site: February 28, 2009