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Portrait of Abigail Penfield Harwood (1779-1867)

2014.34.1 (RS191369)

Description

Half-length portrait of Abigail Penfield Harwood. The older woman has gray hair and dark eyes. She is seated and wearing a black dress with white lace collar and white lace bonnet. Oil paint on panel. Not framed.

Details

Maker
Powers, Asahel L. (American painter, 1813-1843) (Artist)
Date
1836
Inscriptions
"Ptd by AL Powers. / Springfield / VT / 1836" (Black paint)
Location of origin
VT
Material
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
Object type
Art
Places
Springfield (Windsor county, Vermont)
Descriptive terms
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
panels (wood)
portraits
People and organizations
Harwood, Abigail Penfield, 1779-1867
Dimensions
27 5/16 x 23 3/4 x 1 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.34.1
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John Hitchcock
GUSN
294780

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