Miniature Portrait of Woman

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-11050

Description

Rectangular format; portrait of a woman, Mrs. William Noyes; 1/2 length; depicts woman wearing a black dress with a small white collar, silver foil pin and close-fitting shirred ribbon cap with strings; holding book in left hand; original black frame and glass; watercolor on paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
portraits
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Ink
Gouache
Painted
Portrait
Woman
Painting

Inscription

Written in blue ink on a jelly label on the center of the picture backing: Mrs./Wm. Noyes,/Newbport

Associated Building

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

People and Organizations

Mrs. William Noyes

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1350.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)