Mrs. Joseph Pollock Dunsmore (1827-1912)

Object Number: 
1945.447
Date: 
1881
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: upper left: "John Ward Dunsmore / 1881" inscription: on back: "Margaret Annette Dunsmore / Born, Chester, N.J. / November 26, 1827. / Painted by John Ward Dunsmore / 1881"
Gallery Label: 
Margaret Annette (Ward) Dunsmore was the mother of the artist. This portrait, a gift to the Society from the subject's grandson, is one of Dunsmore's earliest works, painted in Ohio when he was twenty-three years old, before he went to Paris to study.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Malcolm Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group