Miniature Portrait of Woman

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1828

GUSN

GUSN-11223

Description

One of a pair of miniature portraits; canary yellow oval on a green background; portrait of Marcella Pollard; 1/2 length; seated; chair back visible; book in right hand; floral collar

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
portraits
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Oil on Panel
Portrait
Woman
PICTURE, PORTRAIT

Inscription

Handwritten along the yellow oval in pencil is: name of Assa Sarly on inside taken 1828 [partially illeg. as above]. Handwritten on the back, in pencil is: Taken in 1828/ Marcella Pollard/Aged 18 years 4 months 7 days/at Mansfield, Ohio . Upside down below the last inscription is: Taken in 1828 . [Perhaps it was written at another time].

Associated Person

Pollard, Thomas, Mr., 1807
Pollard, Marcella, 1810-

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 7/8 x 6 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1221.2

Places

Ohio (United States)

Related Items

Title Painting Accession Number 1991.1221.1