Portrait of Elizabeth L. Burton
On View In:
Gallery 333
Artist:   Thomas Eakins  
Title:   Portrait of Elizabeth L. Burton  
Date:   1905-1906  
Medium:   Oil on canvas  
Dimensions:   30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm) (canvas) 39 1/2 x 32 3/4 in. (100.33 x 83.19 cm) (outer frame)  
Credit Line:   The William Hood Dunwoody Fund  
Location:   Gallery 333  

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).

Name:   Eakins, Thomas  
Nationality:   American  
Life Dates:   American, 1844 - 1916  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   No labels or markings on verso.  
Classification:   Paintings  
Physical Description:   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.  
Creation Place:   North America, United States, , ,  
Accession #:   39.53  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts