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PAINTING

Category
PAINTINGS & PRINTS
Object Name
PAINTING
Maker/Artist
Unknown\Bridges follower (?)
Place Made
Virginia
Date
1755 circa
Materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
[Overall Ht]30 3/4″ __[Overall Wdth]25 3/4″ __[Overall Depth] __[Overall Len] __[Overall Diam] __[Other]actual measurements
Description
half-length, three-quarter right profile portrait of a woman wearing a dress with three-quarter length sleeves with lace at the cuffs and around the neck; she holds a flower in her right hand.
Object Location
private collection
Photo Number
S-9712
File Location
PAINTINGS/unknown artists/portraits
History
Descended in the family.
Alterations-Condition
Frame is reinforced with L-irons. Handmade screws. Originally hung by leather straps with rings, part of which remains wrought-nailed to the frame. Stretcher is ship-lapped at corners and wrought nailed.
Wood Analysis
yellow pine __yellow pine
Subjects
Mrs. James Johnston __Of Virginia __See S-9712, husband
Examined
Frank L. Horton –Bradford L. Rauschenberg –Mary Witten Neal __10/02/1979