Formal portrait bust of a middle-aged woman, solemn facial expression, wearing a ruffled collar made of printed fabric, no jewelry.

Portrait of Mrs. Grace Morrison Kimball, 1887

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Grace Morrison Kimball was the daughter of Dorilus Morrison (1814–97), the first mayor of the city of Minneapolis and owner of an imposing home called Villa Rosa. Her brother, Clinton Morrison, donated the land on which the house stood to the Society of Fine Arts in 1911, to be used for an art museum—the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Details
Title
Portrait of Mrs. Grace Morrison Kimball
Artist Life
(Rome), active 1884–1893
Role
Sculptor
Dimension
28 1/2 in. (72.39 cm) (without base) 14 1/2 in. (36.83 cm) (base, in three parts)
Accession Number
67.43.1
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Formal portrait bust of a middle-aged woman, solemn facial expression, wearing a ruffled collar made of printed fabric, no jewelry.