Portrait StudyArtist(s)Eva Watson SchützeArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1905Medium & Supportphotogravure on paperDimensions
11 7/8 in x 8 1/2 in x 9/16 in (30.16 cm x 21.59 cm x 1.43 cm)Credit LineGift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952Subject matter
This portrait depicts a woman sitting on a couch. She reads a book that she holds above her lap, her right arm resting on the ornate sofa. The fabric of her large dress comprises much of the bottom half of the image. The dark color and ruffles of the dress create visual interest and a compositional flow between the forms of the furniture, human figure, and clothing. Physical Description
This image depicts a woman in a dress with a large skirt. She lounges on a couch and looks at a book. Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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couches (reclining furniture)