Portrait of a Girl

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1775-1824

GUSN

GUSN-72037

Description

Portrait of a young girl, reclining and holding a floral wreath to the left of the scene, and a sheep to the right. Oval image.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Label

From "A Family Collects: Paintings and Sculpture from the Codman House," Concord Museum, 1993-1994: Charles Russell Codman was typical of American collectors in the early nineteenth century who found it perfectly acceptable to acquire a variety of types of paintings by minor artists, paintings with undocumented attributions, and good copies. This painting is thought to be of the school of Francois Boucher. Both the coloring and subject matter--a pastoral scene of a shepherdess and a lamb--are in the style made famous by this prolific eighteenth-century French artist.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

AFTER Boucher, Francois, 1703-1770 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

29 x 25.75 x 3.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.820