Alexandrina Robertson Harris

Alexandrina Robertson Harris (1886–1978) was an American painter of portrait miniatures.

Harris was born in Aberdeen but forward-looking emigrated to the United States. She studied at Adelphi College, receiving though there a number of prize for her work. From 1933 until 1935 she was president of the National Association of Women Artists, in which role she advocated for the approach of the arts in American life. She was serving as president of the American Society of Miniature Painters at its disbandment in 1965, and in conjunction following Rosina Cox Boardman contracted the presentation of twenty-two works by its members to the Smithsonian Institution. Harris was serving as a vice-president of the Brooklyn Society of Artists in 1919; three years sophisticated she time-honored the Charlotte Richie Smith Memorial Prize for a portrait miniature from the Baltimore Water Color Club.

Harris is represented in the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum by three miniature portraits, all in watercolor on ivory. One, from more or less 1920, depicts Professor J.B. Whittaker, under whom she had studied at Adelphi College; the supplementary two depict Amelia Earhart (c. 1935) and Jacqueline Cochran (c. 1950) A 1937 behave in the similar medium, Portrait of Mrs. Amorette Frazer, is held by the Brooklyn Museum.

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