Portrait of Mehitable Perkins Lord

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1825-1830

GUSN

GUSN-5235

Description

Waist-length frontal view portrait of Mehitable Perkins Lord seated on end of red upholstered Empire sofa; middle-aged woman with reddish-brown hair, hazel eyes; wears white ruffled bonnet with black ribbon and bow; white lawn square collar; black dress has puffed sleeves and empire waist; oval black brooch at center of chest, in V of collar; oval black ring on first finger of her left hand; left arms rests on sofa arm; black shawl draped at right side; molded frame has leaf motif at corners; gilded.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Empire (style)
PicturePortraitOil
Coated Canvas
Empire
Portrait

Associated Building

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

Maker

Attributed to Cole, Joseph Greenleaf, 1803-1858

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

41 x 33.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.602