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Portrait of the Mother of Washington Gordon

1991.1071 (RS25759)

Description

Half of a rectangular, vertical format portrait of a older woman, with a large white cap and collar holding a book across her chest in her left hand. The cap is tied with a grey ribbon and tied at the chin.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Ellis, A. (Maker)
Date
1832
Inscriptions
On a jelly label in the lower right board back, in script in blue ballpoint is: Mother-in-law/of Diantha (Atwood) Gordon of Salem,/N.H./Attrib. to A. Ellis/She hangs downstairs.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
Object type
Art
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Oil on Panel
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
panels (wood)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Woman
women (female humans)
People and organizations
Mrs. Atwood
Dimensions
25.5 x 11.875 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1071
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11399
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