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Portrait of a Woman

1991.1193 (RS21184)

Description

Portrait of a woman's head and shoulders facing right, against a pale gray background. She is wearing a black, square-neck dress with a sheer lace collar; she has a high thin collar with a neckband and a string of gold beads; and a close fitting cap with blue ribbons. She has blue eyes and her hair forms two corkscrew curls over her eyes. It is in its original green painted frame and glazed. Pastel on paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil pastels
paper (fiber product)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
oil pastels
paper (fiber product)
Pastel
pastels (visual works)
Pencil
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Unidentified Paper
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
16 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1193
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2749

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