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Portrait of Mary Sparrow

1966.460 (RS33843)

Description

Bust-length portrait of Mary Sparrow with cleft chin wearing a black dress with white lace collar facing left. Sitter has a rectangular tortoiseshell haircomb in her hair and is wearing a square filigree earring, three narrow gold chains, and a decorative belt buckle. Twin sister Elizabeth Sparrow is 1966.159.

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, Mary, 1795-1883
Dimensions
26 5/8 x 20 1/2 x 1 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.460
Credit Line
Gift of Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
47383
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Title Portrait of Elizabeth Sparrow Accession number 1966.459 Relationship Sister

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