Portrait of Elizabeth Otis Spear

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-46221

Description

This large portrait depicts Elizabeth Otis Spear with dark curled hair parted in the middle. Her hair is covered by an elaborately laced and be-ribboned white cap that ties under her chin. She wears a black dress with a white ruffled lace neck frill. Over her shoulders she has a white shawl with an embroidered floral edge. On the fourth finger of her left hand she wears a large ring set with stones. She is seated in a red-upholstered chair with a carved, gilded crest rail and stiles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Picture
Portrait
Portrait

Associated Person

Spear, Elizabeth Otis

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37 1/4 x 32 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Choonh Miko Ko

Accession Number

1959.506

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