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Portrait of Mary Hall May

1971.600 (RS80685)

Description

Three fourths turned bust-length view of Mary Hall May, brown hair and eyes in her late twenties or early thirties; wearing ruffled white lace collar, brown dress; molded frame with wreath and leaf gilding.

Details

Maker
Ripley, J.C. (Gilder)
Date
1800-1833
Inscriptions
Gilder's stamp on back ""J.C. Ripley, Gilder & Picture Framer, dealer in pictures of every variety Nos. 77 & 79 MAIN ST NORWICH CONN."" Tacked to stretcher bottom, ""MARY HALL, wife of Ralph May born in Hartford, Conn.""
Location of origin
Norwich, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
May, Mary Hall
Dimensions
35.125 x 29.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.600
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5233

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