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Portrait of Elizabeth Gray Otis (Mrs. Alleyne Otis)

Description

Depicts subject from waist up, facing viewer; she wears a brown, blue and white dress and colorful flowers in her hair; she holds shepherdess's crook; dark tree in PR background with branches and leaves in PL upper corner; PL background of gray sky and buildings in distance; gilt frame with nameplate in lower rail.

Details

Maker
Lamb, Adrian (Artist)
Date
1976
ca. 1764 - original painting
Inscriptions
"ELIZABETH GRAY OTIS/ Wife of Saml Alleyne Otis/ Mother of Marrison Gray Otis/ ARTIST - COPLEY" (name plate)
"-COPY-/ ADRIAN LAMB - 1976/ FROM THE ORIGINAL/ IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY/ WASHINTON, D.C./ by - J.S. COPLEY -"; " = COPY BY = / ADRIAN LAMB -1976/ FROM THE ORIGINAL BY/ J.S. COPLEY IN THE / NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART/ WASHINGTON D.C." (handwritten)
Material
canvas
gesso
gilding
gold (metal)
oil paint (paint)
painting (image-making)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
gesso
gilding
gold (metal)
oil paint (paint)
Painting
painting (image-making)
paintings (visual works)
Portrait
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
The Honorable and Mrs. Robert H. Thayer
Dimensions
38 x 34 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.57.1
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
265961
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