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Portrait of H.M. Sophie, Dowager Queen of Greece, in mournin ... Image 1

Portrait of H.M. Sophie, Dowager Queen of Greece, in mourning for husband

Date
1929
Medium
Oil on canvas
Credit Line
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2015
Dimensions
21 ½ x 18 ½ in.

Description & Inscriptions

[bottom left of canvas in red oil]: Violet / Oakley; [verso label 1 of 4 in black ink]: Violet Oakley [s[ace] (Oil) / Portrait of H.M. Sophie, Dowager Queen of Greece, daughter of / German Emperor Frederick, / granddaughter of Queen Victoria / of England, wife of Constantine / I of Greece. (In mourning for husband) / [same label, in red ink] OP61; [verso label 2 of 4 in black ink]: H.M. Sophie / Queen Dowager of Greece / by / Violet Oakley, N.A. / painted in Florence, Italy / in 1929; [verso typed on Brandywine River Museum label 3 of 4]: WOMEN ARTISTS IN THE HOWARD PYLE TRADITION / September 6 through November 23, 1957 / Portrait of H. M. Sophie, Queen of Greece / Violet Oakley / oil on canvas, 1919 [sic] / Lent by Miss Edith Emerson; [verso label 4 of 4 printed]: Oakley, Violet, (1874-1961), / H. M. Sophie Queen / Dowager of Greece, 30 / x 26 x 2, A54F; [verso on stretcher]: H. M. Queen Sophie of Greece
Painted in Florence, Italy.

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