Portrait of Louisa Catherine Rundlet May

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1841

GUSN

GUSN-5113

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Label

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.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Osgood, Samuel Stillman (Maker)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

36 x 28 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.516

Places

Georgia (United States)