Portrait of Elizabeth Gray Otis (Mrs. Alleyne Otis)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1976

GUSN

GUSN-265961

Description

Depicts subject from waist up, facing viewer; she wears a brown, blue and white dress and colorful flowers in her hair; she holds shepherdess's crook; dark tree in PR background with branches and leaves in PL upper corner; PL background of gray sky and buildings in distance; gilt frame with nameplate in lower rail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
gesso
gold (metal)
wood (plant material)
painting (image-making)
gilding
Portrait
Painting

Inscription

"ELIZABETH GRAY OTIS/ Wife of Saml Alleyne Otis/ Mother of Marrison Gray Otis/ ARTIST - COPLEY" (name plate)
"-COPY-/ ADRIAN LAMB - 1976/ FROM THE ORIGINAL/ IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY/ WASHINTON, D.C./ by - J.S. COPLEY -"; " = COPY BY = / ADRIAN LAMB -1976/ FROM THE ORIGINAL BY/ J.S. COPLEY IN THE / NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART/ WASHINGTON D.C." (handwritten)

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Maker

Lamb, Adrian (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

38 x 34 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2002.57.1

Date

1976 (ca. 1764 - original painting)