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Portrait of Ralph May

1971.599 (RS117626)

Description

Three-quarter turned waist-length view of Ralph May, about 40 years old; brown hair with shaggy long sideburns, hazel eyes; white ruffled shirt with dark overcoat; plain olive greenish background; molded gilded frame has gessoed alternating wreath and leaf motif on edges, leaf and berry motif on inner rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1833
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
May, Ralph, 1780-1819
Dimensions
33.75 x 28.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.599
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5232

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