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Portrait of Abigail Gowen (1759-1850)


Joseph Badger



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G331
Portrait of Abigail Gowen (1759-1850), Joseph Badger
Connecticut Room:
: New England Hearth and Home
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on fabric
Size: 20 1/4 x 16 1/8 in. (51.44 x 40.96 cm) (canvas)23 1/8 x 19 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (58.74 x 48.9 x 6.35 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Labels Two labels on verso: typed [Joseph Badger, American 1708-1765, Portrait of Abigail Gowen, 1763, Oil on canvas, 20 1/2 x 16 1/8", Lent by Mr. Rhodes Robertson]in pencil [Mary Crosswell b. June 30, 1730, m. Hammond Gowen May 19, 1748 (sea captain - died
Physical Description: Half-length portrait painted in 1763. Her auburn hair is brushed back from her forehead and tied at the back of her neck with a white satin bow. A small bouquet of blue and white flowers with a white gauze bow is pinned on top of her head. Her dark eyes a
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Rhodes Robertson
Accession Number: 70.33.5
Artist: Joseph Badger, American (Charlestown, Boston, and Cambridge, MA), 1708 - 1765
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American (Charlestown, Boston, and Cambridge, MA), 1708 - 1765
Added to Site: February 28, 2009