Silhouette portrait of Mrs. Elizabeth Livermore Brown

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1780-1795

GUSN

GUSN-103977

Description

Painted black silhouette portrait of a woman facing left with lace collar; Mounted in an oval brass frame with reed and bead borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
paper (fiber product)
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
Silhouette

Inscription

"Mrs Elizabeth Livermore Brown / 2nd wife of Deacon William Brown / of Boston died 20 th Nov r 1795" (Ink)

Associated Person

Brown, Elizabeth Livermore, 1754-1795

Additional Identification Number

3725

Maker

Attributed to Doyle, William M.S., 1769-1828 (Artist)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

4 3/4 x 4 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1951.149

Date

1780-1795 (Married Nov. 17, 1787\n Died in childbirth Nov. 20, 1795)

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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