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Portrait of Sally Foster Otis, Mrs. Harrison Gray Otis (1770-1836). Complicated pose, half-length seated, turned to her right. She wears lace cap, ermine trimmed velvet cape; green dress with white chemisette with ruching of sheer material. Red swagged curtain appears at left. Dark flat background. Red upholstered chair. Frame: elaborate molded gesso; floral, foliate and scroll decoration, concentrated at corners.
paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
Harding, Chester, 1792-1866 (Maker)
42 x 31 (HxW) (inches)
Gift in memory of three sisters, who were all great granddaughters of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Gray Otis: Mary Otis Clarkson, Martha Otis Rowe, and Birdsall Otis Edey.
Massachusetts (United States)