Beatrice Cameron (1868-1940)

Beatrice Cameron (1868-1940)
Title
Beatrice Cameron (1868-1940)
Date 
1891
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 42 x 24 in. ( 106.7 x 61 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Beatrice Cameron
Object Number 
1940.78
Marks 
signature and date: lower right: "J. E. Barclay - 1891"
Gallery Label 
The subject of this portrait was born Susan Hegeman in Troy, New York, but took the stage name Beatrice Cameron when she began her theatrical career in the 1880s. In 1886, while still in her teens, she made her debut with Richard Mansfield's company at the Madison Square Theatre. Though painted in 1891, this portrait represents the subject as a young girl, just at the beginning of her career on the stage.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group