Young girl kneeling on a lawn reading a magazine
Aldro T. Hibbard, Girl in White, 1913, oil on canvas, 30 ¼ x 25 in., Whistler House Museum of Art, Bequest of Theodore Edson Parker, 1943.11.166.
 
 Title
 Girl in White

 Artist
Hibbard, Aldro Thompson (1886 – 1972)

 Creation Date 
 1913

 Physical Description/Subject Matter
A young woman kneels in the foreground of the image with her right arm extending down to a magazine. Her left-hand rests on the grass beside her. She is dressed in a long white dress with a yellow scarfed tied around her shoulders and a white sailor collar draping down her back. She has a ponytail falling down her back, with a white bonnet atop her head. The grass and bushes in the background have small delicate brushstrokes with little dapples of light on the ground, indicating that the woman likely sits under a shaded tree. The serene and peaceful scene offers a glimpse into leisure during the early 1900s.

 Dimensions (Measurements Description) 
 h: 30.25 in., w: 25 in. (h: 76.835 cm, w: 63.5 cm)

 Object Type
 Painting

 Material(s)
 Oil

 Material(s) Description
 Oil on canvas

 Affiliated School
 Boston School

 Location
 On display

 Credit Line 
 Bequest of Theodore Edson Parker, 1943

 Object Number 
 1943.11.166

 

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