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Sarah Hartley Somersall, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Benbridge, Hetty Sage d. 1776  Search this
Subject:
Somersall, Sarah Hartley  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Type:
Paintings
Paintings-Miniature
Date:
Ca. 1773-1774
Notes:
Saunders, Richard H., and Ellen G. Miles, "American Colonial Portraits 1700-1776," Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press for the National Portrait Gallery, 1987, pg. 318.
Summary:
Miniature portrait of Sarah Hartley Somersall with her body facing forward, her head turned almost in profile to the left, and her gaze directed off to the left. She wears a beaded choker and a low-cut dress trimmed with lace around the neckline, and her hair is swept back from her face.
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Jewelry  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A720018
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_400287