Portrait of Lucy Bowen (1825-1863)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1845

GUSN

GUSN-64546

Description

Oval bust portrait of Lucy Bowen (1825-1863; m. Henry c. Bowen 1844) with a carved gilt wood frame. Mrs. Bowen is portrayed wearing a pale yellow dress, gazing upward, her eyes are blue and hair a dark blond. Possibly an engagement portrait. The outer rim of the frame has typical Rococo cartouches or lambrequins. A thin lip and ogee molding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original To Bowen Family House (Brooklyn, N.Y.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

30 x 25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.665

Places

New York state (United States)