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Peggy Sanderson Hughes and daughter, Louisa

Description

Seated portrait of Peggy Sanderson Hughes (Mrs. Christopher Hughes (1760-1825) and daughter Louisa (Mrs. George Armistead, 1787-1861). The woman has brown hair worn up with two curls left down on each side. She wears a light blue satin dress with white lace trim. Her daughter holds a finely dressed doll as she sits in her lap. The daughter has blonde hair and rosy cheeks. She wears a gold necklace and a pink dress with a blue ribbon tied around her waist. The image has a brown background.

Date

1789

Materials

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

35 H x 27.125 W inches

Object ID

1987.28.2

Resource ID

7932

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Andrew Young in memory of Cynthia Gordon Adams, Alexander Gordon III, Margaret McKim Gordon, and Henrietta Gordon Horner

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.