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Mrs. Benjamin Brown, Jr. (Nancy Gardner) (1795-1854) and Child, (painting)

ca. 1830
Painter:
Gardner, Sarah 1799-1862
Subject:
Brown, Benjamin, Jr., Mrs. (Nancy Gardner)
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket Massachusetts 02554 Accession Number: 28.5.1
Notes:
Jehle, Michael A., ed., "Picturing Nantucket: an art history of the island with paintings from the collection of the Nantucket Historical Association: works by artists born before 1900," Nantucket, MA: Nantucket Historical Association, 2000, fig. 127.
Massachusetts Historical Records Survey, "American Portraits. Found in Massachusetts 1620-1825, Vol. 1," Boston, 1939.
Summary:
Waist-length, seated portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Brown, Jr. holding her child in her lap. She wears a lace bonnet.
Topic:
Portrait group--Family--Mother & Child
Portrait female--Waist length
Dress--Accessory--Hat
Control number:
IAP 82110130
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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