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Portrait of Louisa Catherine Rundlet May as a young woman, seated, wearing black dress with low decolletage, long brown hair. Left elbow on table with red brocade tablecloth.
paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
One of the youngest daughters of James and Jane Rundlet, Louisa Catherine's portrait hangs in the parlor of the Rundlet-May House in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. After marrying George Hall, Louisa moved away from New Hampshire with her husband. After his death, she returned to her childhood home with her twins, Jane and James. Her grandson Ralph left the Rundlet-May House to Historic New England in 1971.
May, Louisa Catherine (Rundlet), 1817-1895
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),
Osgood, Samuel Stillman (Maker)
36 x 28 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Ralph May
Georgia (United States)