Portrait of Mabel Ruggles Canfield
Images of People
oil on canvas
Ralph Earl (1751-1801)
Litchfield Historical Society
New Milford, CT or Sharon, CT
55" length x 42 1/2" width
Oil on canvas 3/4-length portrait of Mabel Ruggles Canfield seated in green bow-back Windsor side chair. She is wearing a yellow gold silk dress and holding several large feathers in her hand. She has an elaborate lace cap on her head and double ruffle lace collar down the front of her dress. Her dress is cinched at the waist with a wide silk band. The background of her portrait displays a landscape scene.
- Mabel Ruggles Canfield
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