Portrait of Mary Floyd Tallmadge
Images of People
oil on canvas
Ralph Earl (1751-1801)
Litchfield Historical Society
82" length x 58 1/2" width
Oil on canvas portrait of Mary Floyd Tallmadge with her son, Henry Floyd Tallmadge and her daughter, Maria Jones Tallmadge. Mrs. Tallmadge sits on a straight back chair, her daughter sits on her lap, her son at her feet. Mrs. Tallmadge has her hair puffed, powedered and trimmmed with ostrich feathers, pearls and roses. Wearing a blue silk dress, around her shoulders a wide double lace collar mid arm length sleeves and wide lace cuffs. In her right hand she holds a painted fan, around her wrist is a black band with pearl clapse. To her left a green drapery with gold tassle trim, to her right a opne window with white church steeple.
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