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Portrait of Sarah Mitchell Sayward

1977.228 (RS80737)

Description

Three-quarter length portrait of Sarah Mitchell Sayward, facing left; background not filled in; lace on sleeves not finished; subject wearing pink dress, white apron and kerchief.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1780
Inscriptions
Inscriptions and markings in chalk on top of stretcher; also incized; also some indecipherable marks in pencil; stars scratched and chalked down right side of stretcher; chalk ""O"" on right side of frame.
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Painted
painting (coating)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Sayward, Sarah Mitchell, 1718-1775
Dimensions
57.5 x 46.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.228
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3886

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