Portrait of a Lady with Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1834

GUSN

GUSN-11207

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
oil paint (paint)
canvas
portraits
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Oil on Canvas
Portrait
Woman
PICTURE, PORTRAIT

Inscription

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".

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Painting Accession Number 1991.938.1

Maker

Gassner, George, Mr., 1811-1861 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Chicopee Falls, MA, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

26 x 33 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.938.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)