Mary Hallock Greenewalt
Dimensions: 17 x 12 1/2 x 1 in. (43.2 x 31.8 x 2.5 cm)
Credit Line: Anonymous Gift, 2012
About: Mary Hallock Greenewalt was an accomplished pianist who lectured on musical theory and the wife of physician Frank Lindsay Greenewalt. In 1919, she unveiled a light organ, which projected colored light as she played, of her own invention. She called it the Sarabet, after her mother. The cryptic notations and the insect in the background of this portrait reference her work in music theory.
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