Portrait of Martha Clap Thwing

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1780-1785

GUSN

GUSN-38868

Description

Half-length portrait of Martha Clap Thwing (1738-1805) in bonnet and lace shawl, seated in a green chair. Wife of Deacon James Thwing, daughter of Reverend Supply Clap and Martha (Fowle) Clap of Burlington.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Thwing, Martha Clap, 1738-1805

Maker

Formerly attributed to Savage, Edward (Artist)
Attributed to Johnston, John, 1753-1818
Attributed to Doggett, John (American mirror manufacturer, active 1809) (Framer)

Dimensions

37 x 32.5 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Annie Haven Thwing

Accession Number

1936.1006

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably