Portrait of Ralph May

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1833

GUSN

GUSN-5232

Description

Three-quarter turned waist-length view of Ralph May, about 40 years old; brown hair with shaggy long sideburns, hazel eyes; white ruffled shirt with dark overcoat; plain olive greenish background; molded gilded frame has gessoed alternating wreath and leaf motif on edges, leaf and berry motif on inner rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Picture
Portrait
Oil
Coated Canvas
Portrait

Associated Person

May, Ralph, 1780-1819

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

33.75 x 28.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.599