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Portrait of a Lady with Bonnet

1991.938.2 (RS20812)

Description

More than half-length portrait of a young woman with high cheekbones and blues eyes: wears a black dress with sloping shoulders, wears a close, white cap and holds a book in her left hand. In the background is a landscape of a river with a side wheel steamer, a white church and a red house on the shore. It is in its original mahogany frame.

Details

Maker
Gassner, George, Mr., 1811-1861 (Maker)
Date
1834
Inscriptions
In yellow paint: 1-""Taken by G. Gassner 1834"" 2-On the upper left of the frame reverse is written in a white round sticker: ""97"" 3-On the left right of the frame reverse on a red bordered label written in red pencil is "4".
Location of origin
Chicopee Falls, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Oil on Canvas
oil paint (paint)
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
Portrait
portraits
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
26 x 33 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.938.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11207
Related Items
Title Painting Accession number 1991.938.1 Notes 1991.938 1 PICTURE, PORTRAIT Relationship Part of set

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