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Miniature portrait of Ellen Dean Ladd (1819-1847)

1993.721.2 (RS5324)

Description

Miniature watercolor on ivory bust length portrait of woman wearing a red dress in front of red drapes, mounted in an oval metal frame with foliate border and pendant loop at top, all mounted in a painted green molded wood frame with red velvet mat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
"ELLEN DEAN LADD / BOSTON / PROPERTY OF E. FAYERWEATHER" (Pencil)
Location of origin
Probably Boston, Massachusetts
Material
ivory (tooth component)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Sargent, Ellen Dean Ladd, 1819-1847
Sargent, James Lloyd, Mr.
Dimensions
12 3/4 x 10 1/2 x 1 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.721.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
103949
Related Items
Accession number 1993.721.1

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