Portrait of Mary Hall May

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1833

GUSN

GUSN-5233

Description

Three fourths turned bust-length view of Mary Hall May, brown hair and eyes in her late twenties or early thirties; wearing ruffled white lace collar, brown dress; molded frame with wreath and leaf gilding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Gilder's stamp on back ""J.C. Ripley, Gilder & Picture Framer, dealer in pictures of every variety Nos. 77 & 79 MAIN ST NORWICH CONN."" Tacked to stretcher bottom, ""MARY HALL, wife of Ralph May born in Hartford, Conn.""

Associated Person

May, Mary Hall

Associated Building

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

Maker

Ripley, J.C. (Gilder)

Location of Origin

Norwich, CT, USA

Dimensions

35.125 x 29.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.600

Places

Connecticut (United States)