Portrait of Elizabeth Sparrow

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1826

GUSN

GUSN-47382

Description

Bust-length portrait of a woman in a black dress with white lace collar facing right. Sitter has a rectangular tortoisehell haircomb in her hair and is wearing a square gold earring, three narrow gold chains, and a decorative belt buckle. Twin sister, Mary Sparrow, is 1966.460.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
oil pastels
Picture
Portrait
Pastel
Portrait

Related Items

Title Portrait of Mary Sparrow Accession Number 1966.460

Maker

Doyle, William M.S., 1769-1828 (Artist)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

26 1/2 x 20 5/8 x 1 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1966.459

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
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