Portrait of Betsy Thacher

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1846

GUSN

GUSN-256377

Description

Frontal waist length portrait of woman seated in Lincoln type rocker. She wears a white lace cap tied under the chin and black dress with pleated bodice and white lace collar with cameo pin at center of collar. Black shawl. Subject holds brass rimmed spectacles of rounded rectangular shape folded in her right hand. Gray background. Painted on back "Betsy Thacher / Aged 60 years / Painted 1846." Orange-brown stained wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil paint (paint)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
pine (wood)
Painting

Inscription

Betsy Thacher / Aged 60 years / Painted 1846 (Painted)

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary
Thacher, Elizabeth M.

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

350.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

37 1/2 x 32 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.555