Portrait of Sophia Augustus (Sortwell) Foye

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1890-1950

GUSN

GUSN-290504

Description

One of a pair of oval pastel portraits of the Sortwells. Framed in elaborately gilded rectangular wood and gesso frames, now glassed over. Sophie Augustus Foye (.1) and Peter (probably) Sortwell (.2).

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
pastel paper
wood (plant material)
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
Drawing

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

40 1/8 x 36 1/2 x 4 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.328.1

Related Items

Title Portrait Accession Number 1958.328.2