Portrait of Lady Mary Hirst Pepperrell (1708-1789)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1942

GUSN

GUSN-47363

Description

Three-quarter length portrait of Lady Mary Hirst Pepperrell (1708-1789) wearing a dark green dress with white fichu and white cuffs. Right arm held horizontally across body, left hand at side. Elaborate gilt rococo frame with scrolls, vines, and shell motifs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Lady Mary (Hirst) Pepperell/After/John Singleton Copley, R.A./1737 Original in the possession of 1815/Hon. Everett Pepperell Wheeler. Painted 1942." (stamped)

Associated Person

Pepperrell, Mary Hirst, Lady, 1708-1789

Maker

Reproduction of Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

42.5 x 35.25 x 3.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William W. Wood, III.

Accession Number

1966.240

Places

Massachusetts (United States)