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Miniature Portrait of Woman

1991.1221.2 (RS20836)

Description

One of a pair of miniature portraits; canary yellow oval on a green background; portrait of Marcella Pollard; 1/2 length; seated; chair back visible; book in right hand; floral collar

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1828
Inscriptions
Handwritten along the yellow oval in pencil is: name of Assa Sarly on inside taken 1828 [partially illeg. as above]. Handwritten on the back, in pencil is: Taken in 1828/ Marcella Pollard/Aged 18 years 4 months 7 days/at Mansfield, Ohio . Upside down below the last inscription is: Taken in 1828 . [Perhaps it was written at another time].
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
Object type
Art
Places
Ohio (United States)
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Oil on Panel
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
panels (wood)
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
Portrait
portraits
Woman
women (female humans)
People and organizations
Pollard, Marcella, 1810-
Pollard, Thomas, Mr., 1807
Dimensions
8 7/8 x 6 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1221.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11223
Related Items
Title Painting Accession number 1991.1221.1 Notes 1991.1221 1 PICTURE, PORTRAIT Relationship Part of set

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