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Mrs. Nicholas Shelton Masters (Tamar Taylor) (1759-1842), (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Earl, Ralph 1751-1801 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
Masters, Tamar, Mrs. (Nicholas Shelton)  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Litchfield Historical Society P. O. Box 385 Litchfield Connecticut 06759
Date:
1796
Notes:
National Society Colonial Dames of America, Connecticut. Portrait Survey, 1950/65.
Summary:
Subject is almost full-length, seated in an upholstered side chair at a table covered with red cloth with yellow fringe. One hand rests on table, the other holds a book in her lap. She has a lace mop cap, long brown hair, and brown eyes. Her dress is wine silk with a lace over-bodice and double lace collar, a gold locket hangs on a chain around her neck. Out of open window is a landscape of meadows and maple trees. On right of sitter are heavy draperies with gold fringe, tied in folds.
Topic:
Portrait female--Full length  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Jewelry  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70580292
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_129688