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Portrait of Lydia Pickering (Mrs. George Williams)

2005.19 (RS30984)

Description

Portrait of Lydia Pickering Williams (1735/6-1826) seated by a red curtained window. She is wearing a ruffled white lace cap and sheer muslin fichu over a black dress. This is one of three portraits of Lydia Pickering Williams painted by Gilbert Stuart. Carved gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Stuart, Gilbert (American painter, 1755-1828) (Artist)
Date
ca. 1824
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Painting
paintings (visual works)
People and organizations
Williams, Lydia Pickering, 1735/6-1824
Dimensions
48 x 39 1/2 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.19
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Elizabeth Sears Baring-Gould
GUSN
203720

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