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Portrait of Matilda Plumer

Description

Three-quarter length portrait of Matilda Plumer as a young girl with dark hair and eyes, wearing a red dress with a white lace collar. Sitter is holding a book in her right hand. Swag curtain and tassel in upper left corner of background. Wide gilt and gesso molded frame.

Details

Maker
Somerby, Frederic Thomas (American painter, 1814-ca.1870) (Artist)
Date
1835-1845
Inscriptions
"Original frame of Matilda Plumer"
Location of origin
Newburyport/ Worcester, MA, USA
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Oil on Canvas
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Dimensions
39.625 x 29.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.215
Credit Line
Gift of Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
25294

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