Portrait of a Young Girl - Edgartown
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24" x 20", oil on canvas
When it comes to young people in particular, a portrait captures them in the fleeting moments of their growing-up; in this pair of portraits, Elizabeth Whelan painted two lovely girls of ages 8 and 11, working at their crafts table during a summer in Edgartown. Painted as a diptych, the portraits can be hung together to complete a scene or, when the girls are older, each can have her own painting.