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Aunt Jane and Aunt Elizabeth Phillips as Young Girls

2006.44.617 (RS9615)

Description

Oil painting on canvas of two seated young girls, Jane Phillips and Elizabeth Phillips. The girl on the right wears a pale pink dress with a ribbon and white lace trim. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Her left arm is reaching for a pink flower and her right arm is extended. The girl on the left wears a pale blue dress with a blue ribbon and white lace trim. Her left hand is holding a pink flower and she is offering it to her companion. Her right hand is on her lap behind a shrub. She has brown highlighted hair and blue-green eyes. The wood frame is gilded with a highly polished surface, a raised outer edge, and two inner edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1845
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
portraits
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Phillips, Elizabeth Griste, Miss, 1831-1889
Phillips, Jane Peele, 1833-1910
Dimensions
32 5/16 x 41 9/16 x 1 12/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.617
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198610

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