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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).
oil paint (paint)
PicturePortraitOil on Canvas
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""
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Smith, Royall Brewster, 1801-1849 (Maker)
50 x 27 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Maine (United States)