Portrait of Mary Greenwood Gay (1769-1839)

Object Number: 
1942.594
Date: 
c. 1825-30
Medium: 
Gouache, watercolor, black ink and wash with selective glazing on oval paper laid on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on back of card: "MAURICE STADTFELD, PHOTOGRAPHER, 711 Broadway, near Washington Place, NEW YORK."
Inscriptions: 
Card inscribed on verso in graphite: "Mrs. Mary (Greenwood) Gay / Born Boston 27 May 1769. / Died ' ' 6 Nov 1839"
Gallery Label: 
Mrs. George (Mary Greenwood) Gay (1769-1839) was the daughter of Isaac and Mary (I'ans) Greenwood of Boston, and the sister of Dr. John Greenwood. She was married to George Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Eliza R. and Mary M. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group