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Portrait of Maria Jarvis Gardner

Description

Waist-length, full-size pastel portrait of a middle-aged woman facing left. Empire style white gown and bonnet. Grey background. Ornate gilt and gesso carved frame (wood).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
Pencil inscription on reverse of frame: ""MARIA JARVIS GARDNER""
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
oil pastels
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
oil pastels
paper (fiber product)
Pastel
pastels (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Maria Jarvis
Dimensions
31.375 x 26 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1432
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26184

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