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 Person

Tappan, Lucy Maria, 1825-1863
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

30 x 25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.665

Places

New York state (United States)