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Portrait of Abigail May Brewer (1769-1849)

2013.21.1 (RS233285)

Description

Portrait of an older woman wearing a sheer white cap tied under her chin, white lace shawl, and black dress. Sitter has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. Signed lower left corner "H.C. Pratt 1841." Plain gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Pratt, Henry Cheever (American painter, 1803-1880) (Artist)
Date
1841
Inscriptions
"H.C. Pratt 1841" (Painted)
"Painted By H.C. Pratt / Boston Feb. 1841" (Black paint)
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
portraits
Dimensions
37 1/4 x 31 3/4 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2013.21.1
Credit Line
Gift of Wendy B. Paddock
GUSN
273410

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