Portrait of Francelia Lyndes

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-2260

Description

Rectangular format, full-length portrait of little girl, Francelia Lyndes of Cabot, Vermont, against shaded background; hair dark, eyes gray-blue; peach-colored dress, low neckline, puffed sleeves; red shoes; holds a yellow bird with red on wings on index finger of right hand, and a heart-shaped object in left hand. Unframed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
Picture
Portrait
Oil on Canvas
Portrait

Inscription

1) In pencil on stretcher top: ""Francelia Lindes"" 2) In pencil on stretcher side: ""Property of Ella L. Adams to go to Emma A. Switzer at my decease.""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Possibly Brewster, John, Jr., 1766-1854 (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

29 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.269

Places

Vermont (United States)