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)
PicturePortraitOil
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 Building

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

Maker

Ripley, J.C. (Gilder)

Location of Origin

Norwich, CT, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

35.125 x 29.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.600

Places