Portrait of Sarah Mitchell Sayward

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1770-1780

GUSN

GUSN-3886

Description

Three-quarter length portrait of Sarah Mitchell Sayward, facing left; background not filled in; lace on sleeves not finished; subject wearing pink dress, white apron and kerchief.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
Picture
Portrait
Oil
Coated Canvas
Painted
Portrait

Inscription

Inscriptions and markings in chalk on top of stretcher; also incized; also some indecipherable marks in pencil; stars scratched and chalked down right side of stretcher; chalk ""O"" on right side of frame.

Associated Person

Sayward, Sarah Mitchell, 1718-1775

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

57.5 x 46.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.228