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Portrait of Lucy Bowen (1825-1863)

1970.665 (RS115482)

Description

Oval bust portrait of Lucy Bowen (1825-1863; m. Henry c. Bowen 1844) with a carved gilt wood frame. Mrs. Bowen is portrayed wearing a pale yellow dress, gazing upward, her eyes are blue and hair a dark blond. Possibly an engagement portrait. The outer rim of the frame has typical Rococo cartouches or lambrequins. A thin lip and ogee molding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original To Bowen Family House (Brooklyn, N.Y.). Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
People and organizations
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Tappan, Lucy Maria, 1825-1863
Dimensions
30 x 25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.665
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64546

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