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Portrait of a Woman

1971.704 (RS117712)

Description

Unidentified woman; bust length; facing slightly left; dark brown hair pulled back; blue eyes; peach-colored dress with lace inner collar; wooden frame with elaboarte gesso gilt and organic pattern; pierced outer border.

Details

Maker
Chase, J. Eastman (Framer)
Date
ca. 1888
Inscriptions
Illegible signature in lower right corner; date below signature appars to be ""1888""; partial label on back of frame: ""No. 4990/From/Eastman Chase/Picture Frames/Works of [A]rt/No. 7 Hamilto[n Pl]ace/Boston, M[ass.]"" Written twice in pencil on back of frame at bottom ""4990 26th Bronze A.""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA, Suffolk
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
Dimensions
26.875 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.704
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5353

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