Elsbeth Miller

Provincetown, MA
Oil on composition board
17 3/4 x 14 in. (45.1 x 35.6 cm)
Signed, dated upper left: "E W Dickinson 1926"
Signed upper right: "E W Dickinson"
Dated upper left: "1926"
Private collection
Photo: Robert A. Baldwin


Painted in Provincetown, MA, December 27, 28, 29, 31, (journal), 46 Pearl Street. ED note: "She was the very paintable daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Miller, [a painter, 1875-1943] a very famous man in New York, Paris and Chicago some years ago." Elsbeth died of tuberculosis, January 14, 1928 (journal). ED at her burial in Truro, April 26, 1928 (journal). July 2, he to her grave. Often said to have been painted Christmas Day; actually panted at Christmas time.


Helen Dickinson Baldwin
Private collection
Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Frauwirth
Private collection

Exhibition History

1967b PAA: Selections from the Work of Edwin Dickinson
1976 PAAM: Edwin Dickinson Retrospective, as "Portrait of Miss Elsbeth Miller"