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Portrait of Mrs. Hutton and Nedenia Hutton

Made by: Blaas, Giulio de

On view in: Mansion Exhibit - Second Floor Hall

About this object

A portrait of MMP seated full length facing to the left, her face turned full front. Her right arm is curved around Nedenia Hutton as a small girl. She is seated at the left and holds her mother's left hand in her mother's lap. She leans against her mother with her legs on the seat next to her. MMP's brown hair has a frosted streak and is curled in tight waves. She is wearing a long three strand pearl necklace, an emerald and diamond shoulder brooch, an emerald bracelet a ring, a sleeveless low cut white satin dress with a floor length panel at back lined in green, white stockings, and white satin high heeled shoes. Nedenia wears a yellow bow in her blonde hair and a short yellow dress with a white lace collar and hem. In the background is a deep yellow drapery pulled back on the left. They are seated on a green velvet throw edged in thick white fur.

Object name:
Oil Painting
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
Date made:
H. 59 1/8 in., W. 39 in.
overall __150.18 CM __99.06 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE; DATE __in red paint, lower right corner: Giulio de Blaas 1929
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Cartier: Style and History, Reunion des Musees Nationaux - Grand Palais, Paris. Dec 4, 2013 - Feb 16, 2014
Cartier: Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Dazzling Gems, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, Washington, D.C., 2014
Featured in publication:
Chaille, Francis. Cartier Royal: High Jewelry and Precious Objects, (September 2016)., Haidar, Navina and Stewart, Courtney Ann. Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection, (October 2014).