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 Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P194
FA110

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

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