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Portrait of Elizabeth Rundlet Homer

1971.592 (RS117621)

Description

Portrait of seated woman with hands folded in lap; body turned three-quarters with head facing front; dark curly hair, parted in middle; wears off-the-shoulder dress, gold with lace cape-like collar; red shawl; entwined behind waist held by forearms; background brown tones. Molded gilt frame has scrolled gesso lip with elaborately scrolled corners.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1838
Location of origin
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
35.5 x 27.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.592
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5226

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