Aunt Jane and Aunt Elizabeth Phillips as Young Girls

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1835-1845

GUSN

GUSN-198610

Description

Oil painting on canvas of two seated young girls, Jane Phillips and Elizabeth Phillips. The girl on the right wears a pale pink dress with a ribbon and white lace trim. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Her left arm is reaching for a pink flower and her right arm is extended. The girl on the left wears a pale blue dress with a blue ribbon and white lace trim. Her left hand is holding a pink flower and she is offering it to her companion. Her right hand is on her lap behind a shrub. She has brown highlighted hair and blue-green eyes. The wood frame is gilded with a highly polished surface, a raised outer edge, and two inner edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil paintings (visual works)
portraits
oil paint (paint)
canvas
wood (plant material)
Painting

Associated Person

Phillips, Jane Peele, 1833-1910
Phillips, Elizabeth Griste, Miss, 1831-1889

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P194
FA110

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

32 5/16 x 41 9/16 x 1 12/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.617