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Half of a rectangular, vertical format portrait of a older woman, with a large white cap and collar holding a book across her chest in her left hand. The cap is tied with a grey ribbon and tied at the chin.
paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Oil on Panel
On a jelly label in the lower right board back, in script in blue ballpoint is: Mother-in-law/of Diantha (Atwood) Gordon of Salem,/N.H./Attrib. to A. Ellis/She hangs downstairs.
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Title Painting Accession Number 1991.1070
Title Painting Accession Number 1991.433
Attributed to Ellis, A. (Maker)
25.5 x 11.875 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
New Hampshire (United States)