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

Related Items

Title Portrait of Elizabeth Sparrow Accession Number 1966.459

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Art

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