Portrait of Matilda Plumer

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1835-1845

GUSN

GUSN-25294

Description

Three-quarter length portrait of Matilda Plumer as a young girl with dark hair and eyes, wearing a red dress with a white lace collar. Sitter is holding a book in her right hand. Swag curtain and tassel in upper left corner of background. Wide gilt and gesso molded frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Original frame of Matilda Plumer"

Maker

Somerby, Frederic Thomas (American painter, 1814-ca.1870) (Artist)

Location of Origin

Newburyport/ Worcester, MA, USA

Dimensions

39.625 x 29.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1967.215

Places

Massachusetts (United States)