Portrait of Lydia Pickering (Mrs. George Williams)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1824

GUSN

GUSN-203720

Description

Portrait of Lydia Pickering Williams (1735/6-1826) seated by a red curtained window. She is wearing a ruffled white lace cap and sheer muslin fichu over a black dress. This is one of three portraits of Lydia Pickering Williams painted by Gilbert Stuart. Carved gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
Painting

Associated Person

Williams, Lydia Pickering, 1735/6-1824

Maker

Stuart, Gilbert (American painter, 1755-1828) (Artist)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Dimensions

48 x 39 1/2 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Elizabeth Sears Baring-Gould

Accession Number

2005.19

Places

Massachusetts (United States)