Portrait of Mrs. Nathaniel Walter Otis (1776-1814)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1801

GUSN

GUSN-17211

Description

Portrait of Mrs. Nathaniel Walter Otis (1776-1814) (Nancy Bourne, who died 1814 in Matanzes, Cuba). Nathaniel Otis, her husband, was son of Gen. Joseph Otis. Oval surround. Three-quarter view of woman with brown hair dressed with pearls. White neo-classical dress with rosebud at decollatage. She is seated in an upholstered chair. Drapery swagged behind chair. Window opens onto landscape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
Picture
Portrait
Portrait

People and Organizations

Mrs. Nathaniel Walter Otis

Maker

Johnston, John, 1753-1818 (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Annie M. Dodd

Accession Number

1929.65

Places

Massachusetts (United States)