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More than half-length portrait of a young woman with high cheekbones and blues eyes: wears a black dress with sloping shoulders, wears a close, white cap and holds a book in her left hand. In the background is a landscape of a river with a side wheel steamer, a white church and a red house on the shore. It is in its original mahogany frame.
oil paint (paint)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Oil on Canvas
In yellow paint: 1-""Taken by G. Gassner 1834"" 2-On the upper left of the frame reverse is written in a white round sticker: ""97"" 3-On the left right of the frame reverse on a red bordered label written in red pencil is "4".
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Gassner, George, Mr., 1811-1861 (Maker)
Chicopee Falls, MA, USA
26 x 33 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Massachusetts (United States)
Title Painting Accession Number 1991.938.1