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Portrait of Mary McKinstry Willis (1770-1847)

2006.44.612 (RS9604)

Description

Oil portrait of Mary McKinstry Willis. She is seated with her left arm resting on a green chair. She wears a cream lace bonnet and a black dress with a red shawl; she has brown hair and light brown eyes. Gilt frame.

Details

Maker
After Cole, Joseph Greenleaf, 1803-1858 (Artist)
Date
1900-1925
Date of copy
Inscriptions
"Mary McKinstry Willis 1770-1847" (Metal plate attached to frame.)
"Copy Mary McKinstry Willis 1770-1847, Mother of Mary Willis, wife of Hon. James Duncan" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
canvas
gesso
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
gesso
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
portraits
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Willis, Mary McKinstry, 1770-1847
Dimensions
36 10/16 x 28 12/16 x 1 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.612
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198576
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