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Miniature Portrait of Woman

1991.1350.2 (RS20835)

Description

Rectangular format; portrait of a woman, Mrs. William Noyes; 1/2 length; depicts woman wearing a black dress with a small white collar, silver foil pin and close-fitting shirred ribbon cap with strings; holding book in left hand; original black frame and glass; watercolor on paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
Written in blue ink on a jelly label on the center of the picture backing: Mrs./Wm. Noyes,/Newbport
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Gouache
Ink
ink
Painted
Painting
paper (fiber product)
Portrait
portraits
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
Woman
women (female humans)
People and organizations
Mrs. William Noyes
Dimensions
4 5/8 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1350.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11050

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