Portrait of Catherine McArthur (1834-1864)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1836

GUSN

GUSN-11042

Description

Narrow, rectangular format. Full-length portrait of a standing girl, with rose dress, holding bunch of dandelions and apple blossoms. Unframed. Daughter of Sarah Prince McArthur (1991.1348.2) and Arthur McArthur, Esq. (1991.1348.1), sister of William Miltimore McArthur (1991.1348.4), and Arthur McArthur II (1991.1348.5).

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
oil paint (paint)
canvas
apple (fruit)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
PicturePortraitOil on Canvas
Dandelion
Apple
Blossom
Portrait

Inscription

Painted in yellow paint at base of image, on blue band: ""CATHERINE MCARTHUR, BORN JANUARY 29TH, 1834/ PAINTED JUNE 1836 BY ROYALL B. SMITH/"" On verso: 1- On left stretcher reverse, yellow OLLENDORF label: ""Lot no. 7538"" ""Piece no. 35A"" 2- In chalk, partially obscured by #1 CATHERINE MCARTHUR 3- Upper right stretcher in jelly label with red border, typed: ""Loaned by/Mr. and Mrs. B.K. Little/ 305 Warren St., Brookline, Mass/02146"" 4- Upper left, stretcher: ""#3618a""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Smith, Royall Brewster, 1801-1849 (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

50 x 27 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1348.3

Places


Maine (United States)