Portrait of Mary Sparrow

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1826

GUSN

GUSN-47383

Description

Bust-length portrait of Mary Sparrow with cleft chin wearing a black dress with white lace collar facing left. Sitter has a rectangular tortoiseshell haircomb in her hair and is wearing a square filigree earring, three narrow gold chains, and a decorative belt buckle. Twin sister Elizabeth Sparrow is 1966.159.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Person

Sparrow, Mary, 1795-1883

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1966.460

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Probably

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Title Portrait of Elizabeth Sparrow Accession Number 1966.459