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Portrait of Harriet Elizabeth May Fairbrother (1813-1890)

Description

This photograph of a woman with dark hair is embellished with painted details. She wears a dark dress that buttons down the center front, with a small white collar pinned with a cameo. She is seated in a side chair upholstered in red. This bust-length portrait is a 3/4 view, with the sitter facing the camera. The quarter round frame is gilded, with a gold mat. The top edge of the mat forms a smooth arch to rounded corners.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Dimensions
15 1/2 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.878B
GUSN
52438

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