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Portrait of Maria Sophia Kemper Morton (1739-1832)

2014.69.1 (RS234997)

Description

Framed engraving of Maria Sophia Kemper Morton (1739-1832). Oval shaped gilt frame with beaded inner edge.

Details

Maker
Saint-Memin, Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de (French painter and printmaker, 1770-1852) (Artist)
Date
ca. 1797
Inscriptions
"Maria Sophia Morton (née Kemper). / Born at Caub on the Rhine 1739 / Married John Morton of New York / Died at Cambridge, Mass., at the / house of President Quincy, her / __?__son in two, Sept. 1832. AEt. 94. / By St. Memin, a French émigré, / about 1794. Whose works of this kind / are now ___?___. Given to me / by Mrs. J.P. Davis, her niece, July 21, 1860. / E.Q." (Black ink)
"63" (Pencil)
Location of origin
New York or Boston, NY or MA
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Graphic Documents
Descriptive terms
Engraving
engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
Print
Print, Intaglio
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.69.1
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
303476

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