Painting (Portrait)

  • Title:

    Henry Algernon du Pont

  • Category:

    Paintings

  • Creator (Role):

    Ellen Emmet Rand (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1906

  • Materials:

    Oil paint; Canvas

  • Techniques:

    Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1964.1190 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1964.1190 A

Object Name

Painting (Portrait)

Title

Henry Algernon du Pont

Category

Paintings

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Ellen Emmet Rand (Artist)
03/04/1874-12/18/1941
References: Martha J. Hoppin, The Emmets: a family of women painters (Pittsfield, MA: Berkshire Museum, 1982). The Emmet Family Papers, 1792-1989, are in the Archives of American Art. Ellen Gertrude "Bay" Emmet married William Blanchard Rand in 1911. Her portraits of high society provided the main source of her family income during the Great Depression.

Place of Origin

Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Origin possibly New York, where Rand had her studio.

Date

1906

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature; Top right; Ellen Emmet/ 1906

Subjects

Portrait

Materials

Oil paint; Canvas

Techniques

Painted

Dimensions (inches)

47.6 (H) , 35 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

121 (H) , 88.8 (W)

Measurement Notes

H at proper right stretcher. W at bottom stretcher.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richardson, Edgar P. 1986 American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as cat. no. 3, pp. 4-6.