Self-Portrait with Flowered Wallpaper  1850

by Richard Caton Woodville

Woodville painted himself several times during his short career. In this charming small work on panel, the artist sits in a parlor chair, facing the viewer while looking off to the left. His casual but fashionable attire includes a haphazardly buttoned tan jacket, a white shirt with black bow tie, a gray vest, and blue-green trousers with a checkerboard pattern - the heigh...
H: 9 1/8 x W: 6 7/8 in. (23.2 x 17.5 cm)
oil on panel
Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum