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Object ID 1879.003.002
Object Name Portrait
Title Jane Ballareu Parker Bedford
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Mr. & Mrs. W. McCaulley
Date circa 1879
Description Unframed, oil on wood panel portrait of Jane Ballareau Parker Bedford (1746-1831), wife of Gunning Bedford, Jr. (1747-1812). The bust portrait depicts an older woman with long, extremely curly brown hair. The sitter wears a blue dress with a lacy white fichu and blue hat with a large white feather plume. The wood panel has a bevelled edge and is painted black on the back with white, hand-written text: "Jane Ballareau Parker / Bedford / Mrs. Gunning Bedford, Jr. / May 1879 - W. McCaulley."
Dimensions H-9 W-6.5 D-0.25 inches
Provenance The donors were friends of Gunning Bedford, Jr.'s daughter, Henrietta Jane Bedford (1788-1871).
Subjects Paintings
Portrait paintings
People Bedford, Jr., Gunning
Bedford, Jane Ballareux Parker
Search Terms Bedford Family
Jane Bedford
Jane Ballareau Parker Bedford
Gunning Bedford, Jr.
Nineteenth Century
Medium OIl on wood panel