Portrait of Peter Sortwell

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1890-1950

GUSN

GUSN-290505

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.),

Related Items

Title Portrait Accession Number 1958.328.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.328.2