Painting (Portrait)

  • Title:

    Rebecca Holdsworth Young (Mrs. Richard Young) and her granddaughter Rebecca Woodward

  • Category:

    Paintings

  • Creator (Role):

    John Hesselius (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1763-1765

  • Materials:

    Oil paint; Canvas

  • Techniques:

    Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.1986


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.1986

Object Name

Painting (Portrait)

Title

Rebecca Holdsworth Young (Mrs. Richard Young) and her granddaughter Rebecca Woodward

Category

Paintings

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

John Hesselius (Artist)
1728-04/09/1778
References: Richard Keith Doud, John Hesselius: His Life and Work (M.A. Thesis, University of Delaware, 1963).

Place of Origin

Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1763-1765

Subjects

Portrait

Materials

Oil paint; Canvas

Techniques

Painted

Dimensions (inches)

23.25 (H) , 19.62 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

59.05 (H) , 49.83 (W)

Measurement Notes

H at proper right stretcher. W at bottom stretcher.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Doud, Richard Keith. 1963 John Hesselius: His Life and Work.

[Article] 09//1926 "Young--Woodward--Hesselius Family Record, 1737-1820". Maryland Historical Magazine. 21 (3)

[Book] Richardson, Edgar P. 1986 American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as cat. no. 21, pp. 36-7.
[Book] Shannon, Timothy J & Gellman, David N. 2014 American Odysseys: A History of Colonial North America. 400.