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Portrait of Elizabeth Sparrow

1966.459 (RS33842)

Description

Bust-length portrait of a woman in a black dress with white lace collar facing right. Sitter has a rectangular tortoisehell haircomb in her hair and is wearing a square gold earring, three narrow gold chains, and a decorative belt buckle. Twin sister, Mary Sparrow, is 1966.460.

Details

Maker
Doyle, William M.S., 1769-1828 (Artist)
Date
1826
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
oil pastels
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
oil pastels
paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
Pastel
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Sparrow, Eliza, 1797-1829
Dimensions
26 1/2 x 20 5/8 x 1 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.459
Credit Line
Gift of Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
47382
Related Items
Title Portrait of Mary Sparrow Accession number 1966.460 Relationship Sister

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