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Painter:
Hesselius, John 1728-1778  Search this
Subject:
Addison, Eleanor  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Phillips Academy Addison Gallery of American Art Andover Massachusetts 01810 Accession Number: 1944.78
Date:
Ca. 1773-1775
Notes:
"Addison Gallery of American Art, 65 Years: A Selective Catalogue," Andover, MA: Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, 1996, pg. 394.
"Exhibition of Early American Paintings, Miniatures & Silver," assembled by the Washington Loan Committee, Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1925.
Summary:
Portrait of Eleanor Addison at about age sixteen standing with her body turned slightly to the right, her gaze directed down to the left, and her right arm resting across her waist. She wears a pale pink dress adorned with pale blue trim and lace around the cuffs and neckline. Over her left shoulder she wears a blue satin shawl that covers her left arm. Her blond hair is worn pulled back from her face and braided around the crown of her head.
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 20110232
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_379091