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Not on display. Research Application
Call #:
1930.11.2
Title:
Mrs. James Fenner
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Alexander, Francis, 1800-1880 - Artist
  • Date:
    ca. 1824
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Portrait
    Materials:
    paint, oil
    canvas
    Medium:
    Painting
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    Half length portrait of woman in elaborate white lace cap with ribbons, white collar, and bordered shawl. Her granddaughter (Sarah Fenner Mallett) is in a white dress and holds a basket.
    Dimensions:
    Height:39.5 in x Width:33 in
    --or--
    Height:100.4 cm x Width:83.9 cm
    Subjects:
    Fenner, James, Mrs.
    Mallett, Sarah, Mrs.
    Alexander, Francis, 1800-1880
    Portraits
    Portraits, Group
    Portraits, American
    Provenance:
    Gift of Henry D. Sharpe , 1930-01-10
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 66, page 52.)
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