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Portrait of Francelia Lyndes

Description

Rectangular format, full-length portrait of little girl, Francelia Lyndes of Cabot, Vermont, against shaded background; hair dark, eyes gray-blue; peach-colored dress, low neckline, puffed sleeves; red shoes; holds a yellow bird with red on wings on index finger of right hand, and a heart-shaped object in left hand. Unframed.

Details

Maker
Possibly Brewster, John, Jr., 1766-1854 (Maker)
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
1) In pencil on stretcher top: ""Francelia Lindes"" 2) In pencil on stretcher side: ""Property of Ella L. Adams to go to Emma A. Switzer at my decease.""
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Oil on Canvas
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Lyndes, Francelia
Dimensions
29 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.269
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2260

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