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Call #:
1992.75.2
Title:
Emily Bassett
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Belcher, Henrietta W. - Painter
  • Date:
    1881
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Portrait
    Materials:
    paint, oil
    canvas
    Medium:
    Painting
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    Portrait of a woman seated in a green chair dressed in a pale pink, fur trimmed robe-like garment clasped in front by a pink bow. She is wearing a pearl choker, made of six strands encircles her neck. Her dark hair is done up in a high bun with a pink ornament. Rosy cheeks and dark eyes distinguish her face. Gilded frame with floral motif.
    Dimensions:
    Height:20 in x Width:24 in
    Research Notes:
    Emily Belcher (Reynolds) Bessett (1861 - 1937) married to Issac Pierce Bassett 1881.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mr. David Lenth , 1992
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