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Portrait of a dark haired woman in blue top with white scarf, white lace bonnet with silver band, white neck adornment; blue and white backdrop. Woman is shown from the chest up with head cocked to the left. Black frame with gold trim.
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Label "Waiting for a Gallery" After graduating from Harvard in 1760, John Lowell pursued an active career in local and national politics. He married Susanna Cabot in 1774. James Sharples, an English artist, worked in the United States for only seven years, between 1793 and 1801.
Red and white sticker on back of frame: ""M.F.A./ T. L. 2191/ Mrs. Lowell""
Lowell, John, Mrs.
Sharples, James (Maker)
11 5/8 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Ms. Katherine L. Auchincloss