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Portrait of a Woman

Description

Portrait of a young woman. Ochre or tan spandrel top and bottom. Deep green background. (Dark strips at side may indicate that this was once in a frame of different dimensions.) Hair is light brown and curled in a 17th cent. style. Low cut bodice w/ horizontal rows of pearls as decoration. Stomacher w/ rows of jet. Robe is red w/ fleur de lis pattern and ermine trim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1600-1699
Inscriptions
On back of frame in pencil: ""XVII c; probably sister of Charles II, Henrietta married duc d(?) 'Orleans""
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Oil on Panel
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
panels (wood)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Henrietta
Dimensions
12.5 x 9.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1402
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26148

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