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Miniature hair and watercolor mourning picture, "Memorial to AB," oval form depicting an urn atop a pedestal inscribed AB, surrounded by a weeping willow tree, with clipped hair "ground" at the base of the pedestal. Some faint blue color in the sky. Housed under glass and mounted on a silk background in a pierced gilt filigree frame with interior bezel. Unsigned. Picture: 1" H x 1/2" W. Frame: 2 1/2" H x 2 1/8" W. Provenance: Purchased New England, 1999. Exhibited, the Gibbes Museum, 2000. For a similar example in the museum's permanent collection, see https://www.gibbesmuseum.org/miniatures/collection/detail/13BB6DAC-AF64-4A74-A89B-915415365114 .
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Raymond White, Nashville, Tennessee.
CONDITION: Picture excellent condition. Frame has an open back and some oxidation spots and may not be original.