James Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917) [RA 1901-1917] : Portrait of a girl, ca.1900.


SAL record control number: 73468 ;

Record level: Item ;

Record type: Movable work ;


Work title: Portrait of a girl  [from collection list] ;

Alternate work titles:
1989 : Portrait of a girl  [from collection list] ; 

Work date: ca.1900 ;

Work creator: James Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917) ;

Work medium: Oil on canvas ;
Work dimensions: 24-1/8 x 20-1/8 inches [unframed] | 27-1/4 x 23-1/4 x 1 inches [framed] ;

Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At upper left.
Dated?: No.
Text: ‘Carroll Beckwith’.

Verso: [unknown] ;

SAL category: Oil ;
SAL sub-category: Portrait ; genre ;

Archives of American Art subjects:
Art — American
Art ― Private collections ― New York (State)
Art ― Private collections ― New York (State) ― Salmagundi
Dress — Accessory
Figure female
Portrait — Side view

Description of work:

1900 SCNY, George Inness, Jr. prize, accession #2007.726.
ca.1900 James Carroll Beckwith (1852-1917) [RA 1901-1917], the artist .

Exhibition history:
2019 SCNY annual oil exhibition.

References / citations:
– Collection database, accession #2007.726.
– SCNY annual oil exhibition, 2019, winner of the George Inness, Jr. prize.
– 1989 collection list, accession #O-201.

The painting holds the distinction of being selected for the Inness Prize with more votes than all the other competitions combined—the only time the prize or any subsequent purchase prizes has ever been won by such a majority vote.



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Record birth date:
December 23, 2019

Last updated: October 18, 2021 at 13:46 pm

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