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Portrait of Mrs. Nathaniel Walter Otis (1776-1814)

Description

Portrait of Mrs. Nathaniel Walter Otis (1776-1814) (Nancy Bourne, who died 1814 in Matanzes, Cuba). Nathaniel Otis, her husband, was son of Gen. Joseph Otis. Oval surround. Three-quarter view of woman with brown hair dressed with pearls. White neo-classical dress with rosebud at decollatage. She is seated in an upholstered chair. Drapery swagged behind chair. Window opens onto landscape.

Details

Maker
Johnston, John, 1753-1818 (Maker)
Date
1801
Location of origin
USA
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Mrs. Nathaniel Walter Otis
Accession Number
1929.65
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Annie M. Dodd
GUSN
17211

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