Portrait of Maria Sophia Kemper Morton (1739-1832)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1797

GUSN

GUSN-303476

Description

Framed engraving of Maria Sophia Kemper Morton (1739-1832). Oval shaped gilt frame with beaded inner edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
Print
Print, Intaglio
Engraving
Engraving

Inscription

"Maria Sophia Morton (née Kemper). / Born at Caub on the Rhine 1739 / Married John Morton of New York / Died at Cambridge, Mass., at the / house of President Quincy, her / __?__son in two, Sept. 1832. AEt. 94. / By St. Memin, a French émigré, / about 1794. Whose works of this kind / are now ___?___. Given to me / by Mrs. J.P. Davis, her niece, July 21, 1860. / E.Q." (Black ink)
"63" (Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

1056.1
2014.69

Maker

Saint-Memin, Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de (French painter and printmaker, 1770-1852) (Artist)

Location of Origin

New York or Boston, NY or MA

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2014.69.1