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PORTRAIT OF DINA MERRILL

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PORTRAIT OF DINA MERRILL

Made by: Albert Murray

Currently in storage


About this object

Portrait of Dina Merill, seated in three quarters length. Her body is facing almost full front, while her face is facing full front. She has long blonde hair which is partially upswept in a pageboy. She is wearing earrings, and a ring on her right hand which is also holding the end of a white feather boa on her shoulder. This rests on the back of the blue sofa on which she lounges. She also wears a bracelet around her left wrist, and a brooch which is attached to the central edge of the bodice of her white sleeveless gown. This is trimmed with paillettes and ostrich plumes. Her left hand rests on the cushion of the sofa. The background is plain, with a drapery indicated in the back.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
PORTRAIT OF DINA MERRILL
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1942
Size:
106.7 × 81.3 cm (42 × 32 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.228
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE lower right: Albert Murray '42
Credit line:
Gift of Dina Merrill Robertson, 1980