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Portrait of Martha Clap Thwing

1936.1006 (RS85647)

Description

Half-length portrait of Martha Clap Thwing (1738-1805) in bonnet and lace shawl, seated in a green chair. Wife of Deacon James Thwing, daughter of Reverend Supply Clap and Martha (Fowle) Clap of Burlington.

Details

Maker
Formerly attributed to Savage, Edward (Artist)
Attributed to Johnston, John, 1753-1818
Date
1780-1785
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Thwing, Martha Clap, 1738-1805
Dimensions
37 x 32.5 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.1006
Credit Line
Gift of Annie Haven Thwing
GUSN
38868

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