Portrait of Mrs. George Barrett (1807-1877)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1833

GUSN

GUSN-62502

Description

Portrait of Frances Hall Ames Barrett, leaning on the scrolled arm of a sofa with gold upholstery. Sitter is wearing a white off-the-shoulder dress with ruched bodice, short puffed sleeves, and pleated skirt. A small gold brooch is pinned to the center of the bodice. Sitter is wearing a pair of matched gold bracelets and is holding a sheaf of sheet music in her left hand. Sitter's brown hair curled into ringlets and piled atop her head. White pedestal with blue and gold urn in background at left, red draperies with gold fringe in background at right. Plain gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
Painting

Inscription

"H.C. Pratt/ painted / this / 1833" (Painted)
"T.BROWN" (stamped)

Associated Building

Original To Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

B1958.723

Maker

Pratt, Henry Cheever (American painter, 1803-1880) (Painter)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

44 x 36 1/2 x 3 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1948.723