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Portrait of Lady Mary Hirst Pepperrell (1708-1789)

1966.240 (RS160599)

Description

Three-quarter length portrait of Lady Mary Hirst Pepperrell (1708-1789) wearing a dark green dress with white fichu and white cuffs. Right arm held horizontally across body, left hand at side. Elaborate gilt rococo frame with scrolls, vines, and shell motifs.

Details

Maker
Reproduction of Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815 (Maker)
Date
1942
Inscriptions
"Lady Mary (Hirst) Pepperell/After/John Singleton Copley, R.A./1737 Original in the possession of 1815/Hon. Everett Pepperell Wheeler. Painted 1942." (stamped)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Pepperrell, Mary Hirst, Lady, 1708-1789
Dimensions
42.5 x 35.25 x 3.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.240
Credit Line
Gift of William W. Wood, III.
GUSN
47363

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