Portrait. Three-quarter figure facing spectator, right hand on back of chair; left on hip. Hair worn in pompadour style of early twentieth century. Greyish-blue taffeta dress trimmed with ruching of cocoa brown silk.

Portrait of Elizabeth L. Burton, 1905-1906

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Elizabeth Burton was a painter who lived near Eakins. Before this work could be completed, she left Philadelphia for British North Borneo (now the state of Sabah in Malaysia).

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Eakins, Portrait of Elizabeth L. Burton (#381)
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Title
Portrait of Elizabeth L. Burton
Artist Life
1844 - 1916
Role
Artist
Accession Number
39.53
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Portrait. Three-quarter figure facing spectator, right hand on back of chair; left on hip. Hair worn in pompadour style of early twentieth century. Greyish-blue taffeta dress trimmed with ruching of cocoa brown silk.