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Portrait of Elizabeth Jane Rundlet Homer

1971.517 (RS31113)

Description

Three-quarter length portrait of young woman; head facing front, body turned to right (facing painter); brown hair, blue eyes; pinkish-beige off the shoulder dress with lace collar and cuffs; red shawl draped across arms; seated in curved back chair with dark green upholstery; wooden frame with elaborate gilt and gesso decoration.

Details

Maker
Davy, R. (Maker)
Date
1840-1849
Inscriptions
Back of canvas stamped ""R.Davy/83 Newman St./ Oxford St. London."" The no. ""895"" appears in a rectangle below two geometrical rosettes.
Location of origin
London, England; England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Lace
lace (needlework)
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Homer, Elizabeth J. Rundlet, 1813-1839
Dimensions
34.25 x 27.063 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.517
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5114

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