Currently on View in WH103
The casual pose of the portrait allows Love's personality to emerge.
The setting may have been a studio in the newly formed Indiana School of Art, the state's first art school.
Bates and Love settled in Indianapolis after studying together in Paris.
Mrs. Charles D. Johnson, the artist's sister; given to the John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art, in 1917.