Portrait of Louisa Deming



Object ID:
2003-50-1
Category:
Images of People
Medium:
oil on canvas
Date:
ca. between 1850 and 1855
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
New York City, NY
Size:
30 3/4" length x 25 1/2" width
Description:
Portrait of Louisa Deming. Oval frame with figure in center. The sitter has her hair up and is wearing a black dress with a sheer top (neck and shoulders) She is also wearing an oval brooch of gold an ebony. She is dressed as if in mourning and it is speculated that this portrait was done around the time of her sister Charlotte's death in 1849. To the sitter's right is a non descript pastral scene of a setting sun and body of water.

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