Untitled Recto: Portrait of young woman; Verso: Balloon aloft over coastline.


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Oil paintings on recto and verso of a wood panel in a gold-colored frame. Recto shows a portrait of a young woman wearing a bonnet. Verso shows a balloon aloft over a coastline with ruins, mountains, and ships. The balloon appears to have been added to the painting of the coastline at a later date. No signatures or marks found.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Painting, Oil on Panel


2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 43.5 × 54.6 × 5.1cm (17 1/8 in. × 21 1/2 in. × 2 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum



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