Miniature Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-61071

Description

Painted silhouette of a young, fashionably-dressed woman wearing a plumed hat, hair curls and ringlets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (paintings)
Painting
Painting, Miniature
Painting, Miniature

Inscription

"MODELS/IN WAX/and/Striking Likenesses/ In Profile/OR IN COLOURS/Executed in a superior stile[sic] of/Elegance & Fashion/ by Mrs. Hudson/from/the late Secard's/Pall Mall/London" (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Hudson, Mrs. (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

5.75 x 5 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1648