Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object ID Painting #148
Object Name Painting
Description Painting of Armstrong family woman and daughter.
Mrs. Arthur Armstrong (Harriet Wentz Armstrong), 1808-1896, and daughter (Margaret Katherine) Identity is questionable.
Bequest of Elizabeth Armstrong.
o/c of seated woman & child. Woman faces front right with head turned to front left. Dark hair center part gathered at back of head . Dark high neck black dress with white lace collar. Round black & gold broach. Buttons at center front of dress. Drop shoulder with gathers at upper arm and pouf above elbow. Arms wrap around child. Child has dark hair parted in center. Dark eyes, white loose dress, stocking & little blue slippers. Faces mother and embraces her.. Mother seated in blue chair draped with gold shawl that wraps around her left arm. Red curtain drapes from upper right to left. Brown background at right.
Frame: Wide frame with composition decoration: large shells at corners (inner border of rosettes with foliage surrounding rectangles.
Artist Armstrong, Arthur
Dimensions H-44.25 W-36.25 inches
Collection Fine Arts Collection: Paintings
Search Terms Armstrong, Harriet Wentz
Armstrong, Arthur
Armstrong, Margaret Katherine
People Armstrong, Harriet Wentz
Armstrong, Arthur
Armstrong, Margaret Katherine