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Portrait of Louisa Catherine Rundlet May

1971.516 (RS31112)

Description

Portrait of Louisa Catherine Rundlet May as a young woman, seated, wearing black dress with low decolletage, long brown hair. Left elbow on table with red brocade tablecloth.

Details

Label
One of the youngest daughters of James and Jane Rundlet, Louisa Catherine's portrait hangs in the parlor of the Rundlet-May House in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. After marrying George Hall, Louisa moved away from New Hampshire with her husband. After his death, she returned to her childhood home with her twins, Jane and James. Her grandson Ralph left the Rundlet-May House to Historic New England in 1971.
Maker
Osgood, Samuel Stillman (Maker)
Date
1841
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Georgia (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
May, Louisa Catherine (Rundlet), 1817-1895
Dimensions
36 x 28 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.516
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5113

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